Strategic Sourcing Management
Strategic Sourcing Management: Structural and operational decision-making, Olivier Bruel, 2017, ISBN 978 0 7494 7669 1, 693 pp.
Another business title of the Kogan Page publishing firm, Strategic Sourcing Management is through and modern yet each chapter can be read on its own for understanding specific niches. And author Bruel is thorough using sixteen chapters separated into four parts. The reader is taken from decisions and policies (e.g., international procurement, supplier policy) through operations (e.g., outsourcing and subbing), then organization (e.g., legal, internal and public procurement) and, ending with, performance management (e.g., information systems, procurement positioning).
This book is both for the general manager as well as the logistics specialists. It is equally suitable in the international as well as regional realms. Olivier Bruel is more than capable to write such an impressive and comprehensive title (Professor Emeritus/HEC Paris) but did so with a team of several experts within academia as well as industry. This knowledge in concert with excellent illustrations creates a book which is vital to enhance logistical operations whether large and small.