IT, Production & Logistics

Do your upper levels know what's happening down on the factory floor? Let's hope so! If not, these summaries will teach you everything you need to know about supply chain management, production, quality control, and research and development. Tech junkies will also get their fill here.

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The History and Evolution of Global Distribution
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Supply Chain Management
How to create a partnership with your suppliers, save money and get what you want at every link in the chain.
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Outsourcing Solutions
Should you delegate your company's routine processes to an outside company, these reads will provide you with useful information.

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Stephen O’Grady

O'Reilly, 2013

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Jim Dewald

University of Toronto Press, 2016

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SC Moatti

Berrett-Koehler, 2016

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Stefan Heck et al.

Amazon Publishing, 2014

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Mark C. DeLuzio

Maven House Press, 2015

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Jenny Dearborn

Wiley, 2015

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Mark Raskino and Graham Waller

Bibliomotion, 2015

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James M. Kaplan et al.

Wiley, 2015

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Paul A. Akers

Fastcap Press, 2014

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Mark Millar

Kogan Page, 2015

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Beth Macy

Little, Brown, 2014

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Yossi Sheffi

MIT Press, 2015

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Jonathan Waldman

Simon & Schuster, 2015

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Mario Pricken

Wiley, 2014

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David B. Grant et al.

Kogan Page, 2015

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Phil Simon

Cengage Learning, 2010

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Bohdan W. Oppenheim and Marek Felbur

Productivity Press, 2014

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Alex Osterwalder et al.

Wiley, 2014

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Steve Lohr

HarperBusiness, 2015

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Jennifer Dale and Susan Abbott

Paramount, 2014

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Rod Pyle

McGraw-Hill, 2014

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IT, Production & Logistics

Understanding the fundamental relationship between information technology, production and logistics is one of the keys to sustaining a successful operation. In an age of heightened competitiveness, companies are always looking for the best ways to upgrade IT, increase production efficiency and streamline logistics management. It’s nearly impossible for busy executives and managers to keep tabs on the latest developments in business logistics and supply chain management. That’s what makes getAbstract an indispensable resource for informal learning. Our vast online library features five-page summaries of the best books on IT, production and logistics. You can access our streamlined service 24/7 on your computer or your hand-held device. Our summaries are also available in several languages and on audio. getAbstract is such a valuable source of knowledge and so easy to use that you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.

Covering all the Bases

The summaries in this category cover a wide range of topics including research and development; manufacturing and quality control; production and logistics; and distribution. For example, you’ll learn why innovation and maintaining a competitive edge is more critical than ever in the face of an expanding global marketplace. You’ll discover the importance of production management and recognizing when it’s time to abandon a project and return to the drawing board. You’ll also learn why a growing number of companies are choosing offshore outsourcing for their IT needs. Join thousands of satisfied clients who have come to rely on getAbstract for vital information, advice and guidance. Don’t let yourself fall behind the learning curve.