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1.
How to Buy a Diamond : Insider Secrets for Getting Your Money's Worth
by Fred Cuellar


Sourcebooks Trade
Paperback - 232 pages
2nd Revised edition (January 2000)




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USA Today
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Advanced Supply Chain Management : How to Build a Sustained Competitive Advantage
by Charles C. Poirier


Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Hardcover - 300 pages
(February 1999)

$27.97
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2 out of 5 stars
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Describes a step-by-step process for constructing the value chain constellation necessary to achieve cost savings, increased profits, and, ultimately, market dominance. Provides a model against which any company can calibrate its own progress. DLC: Business logistics. Read more

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Strategic Outsourcing : A Structured Approach to Outsourcing Decisions and Initiatives
by Maurice F. Greaver


AMACOM
Hardcover
(February 1999)

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5 out of 5 stars
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Presents a complete, definitive guide to both the immediate tactical issues & the long-term strategic objectives. Provides everything you need to effectively outsource any activity, function, or process in your organization. DLC: Industrial procurement. Read more

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The Executive's Guide to Supply Management Strategies : Building Supply Chain Thinking into All Business Processes
by David A. Riggs, Sharon L. Robbins (Contributor)


AMACOM
Hardcover - 256 pages
(January 1998)

$33.25
$1.75 (5%)

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3.5 out of 5 stars
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Demonstrates how to retool your supply chain strategies and supplier relationships to achieve benefits such as: reducing operating costs; higher profits; shortened cycle times, faster new product development and more. DLC: Industrial procurement - Management. Read more

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The Small Business Valuation Book
by Lawrence W. Tuller(Preface)


Adams Media Corporation
Paperback - 301 pages
1st edition (March 1998)
$9.95
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The Wall Street Journal
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A Basic Guide to Importing
by U.S. Customs Service Department of the Treasury(Compiler)


Ntc Business Books
Paperback - 96 pages
3rd edition (March 1995)
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From Book News, Inc. , August 1, 1994
A reprint of the 1991 publication Importing into the United States, 2d ed. compiled by the US Customs Service. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more

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Balanced Sourcing: Cooperation and Competition in Supplier Relationships
by Timothy M. Laseter


Jossey-Bass Publishers
Hardcover - 304 pages
(October 1998)

$38.00
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4 out of 5 stars
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Presents the 6 organizational capabilities that make up the firm's field-tested strategy, highlighting key principles for developing each capability & delivering near-term results. DLC: Industrial procurement. Read more

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Strategies for Successfully Buying or Selling a Business Laws of the Jungle : Laws of the Jungle, Proven Techniques, Insiders Secrets and fundamentals
by Russell L. Brown


RDS Associates Inc.
Paperback - 176 pages
(December 1997)

$23.96
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Learn the jungle laws of business buying and selling. Know the facts before undertaking what may be one of the most important decisions of your life. Paper. DLC: Sale of business enterprise. Read more

9.   Handbook for Buying and Purchasing Management
by Harry E. Hough, James M. Ashley (Contributor)


Prentice Hall
Textbook Binding - 352 pages
1 edition (September 25, 1992)
$84.00
$61.80
$22.20 (26%)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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This book provides solutions to purchasing problems that every buyer and purchasing manager faces. It covers how to locate and evaluate qualified sources, obtain quality products, avoid shortages, negotiate effectively, streamline the buying process, organize the purchasing department, obtain... Read more

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Global Supply Management : A Guide to International Purchasing (NAPM Professional Development Series)
by Dick Locke


Irwin Professional Pub
Hardcover - 292 pages
(April 1996)

$31.50
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5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , September 1, 1996
Details the essential elements of international purchasing for purchasing professionals, covering negotiation issues such as culture, currency, and contracts, as well as government issues such as customs, duties, and trade agreements. Shows how to deal directly with suppliers, use International... Read more

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The Connected Corporation : How Leading Companies Win Through Customer-Supplier Alliances
by Jordan D. Lewis


Free Press
Hardcover - 343 pages
(October 1995)


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The Wall Street Journal, September 30, 1996
It "meticulously dissects customer-supplier alliances to reveal what makes the best ones tick" Read more

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Harvard Business Review on Managing the Value Chain (A Harvard Business Review Paperback)

Harvard Business School Press
Paperback - 288 pages
(February 2000)

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The Harvard Business Review Paperback Series brings managers and professionals the fundamental information they need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world. Gathered in a highly accessible format are the leading minds and landmark ideas that have established the Harvard Business Review as... Read more

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The Contracting Organization : A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing
by Simon Domberger


Oxford Univ Press
Paperback - 300 pages
(March 1999)


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5 out of 5 stars
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Develops an analytical decision-making framework for the assessment of contracting options, and has relevance in both the private and public sectors. Provides insights into the advantages and pitfalls of outsourcing decisions. Softcover. DLC: Contracting out. Read more

14.   The Purchasing Handbook
by Harold E. Fearon(Editor), et al


McGraw Hill Text
Hardcover - 907 pages
5th edition (October 1992)
$84.95

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From Book News, Inc. , March 1, 1993
<:;st> The fourth edition of this comprehensive guide to the day-to-day operations of purchasing departments, published in 1982 under the title Aljian's Purchasing Handbook, is cited in BCL3 and Sheehy. The present revised and updated edition adds new chapters on: the purchase of raw materials,... Read more

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Policy and Procedures Manual for Purchasing and Materials Control
by R. Jerry Baker, et al


Prentice Hall Direct
Plastic Comb - 480 pages
2Nd/rngbnd edition (July 1992)
$96.00

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This manual provides sample policies and procedures for purchasing, materials control, and inventory management. Also included are sample forms and reports for implementing these policies and procedures. Subject areas covered include contract negotiation and formation, ethical practices, legal... Read more

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Purchasing and Supply Management : Text and Cases (McGraw-Hill Series in Management)
by Donald W. Dobler, et al


McGraw Hill College Div
Hardcover
6th edition (November 1995)
$98.70
$95.75
$2.95 (3%)

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This best-selling text's hallmark has always been its fundamental treatment of the basics. In the thorough revision the change of title reflects the fact that purchasing is a field in transition: In most industries it is evolving into purchasing and supply management. Major new areas in the sixth... Read more

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Value-Driven Purchasing : Managing the Key Steps in the Acquisition Process (The Napm Professional Development, Vol 1)
by Michiel R. Leenders, et al


Irwin Professional Pub
Hardcover - 253 pages
(December 1994)

$31.50
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Value-Driven Purchasing shows you how to: master the acquisition process, including determining needs, identifying sources, analyzing bids, administering contracts, inspecting goods, and disposing of unwanted materials; make the best decision on whether to buy, lease, or make needed products; comply... Read more

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Y2K Gold Rush
by Wade B. Cook


Gold Leaf Pr
Paperback - 160 pages
(January 1999)

$14.41
$2.54 (15%)

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3 out of 5 stars
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Over the last fourteen years, in his financial seminars, Wade Cook has encouraged people to buy gold coins. Gold retains its value, becoming a hedge against inflation. If a need should ever arise for cash, to buy some groceries or to pay a doctor's bill, then all you have to do is go to a coin... Read more

 


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Profitable Purchasing Strategies : A Manager's Guide for Improving Organizational Competitiveness Through the Skills of Purchasing
by Paul T. Steele, Brian Court (Contributor)


McGraw-Hill
Hardcover
(May 1996)

$24.47
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Manager's guide for improving organizational competitiveness through the skills of purchasing. Tackles the questions that could face you & your organization and provides constructive solutions to accommodate this change. DLC: Industrial procurement - Management. Read more

20.   Managing Purchasing : Making the Supply Team Work (Napm Professional Development, Vol 2)
by Kenneth H. Killen, et al


Irwin Professional Pub
Hardcover - 268 pages
(March 1995)

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Managing Purchasing shows how to: master the planning process by determining short-term and long-term operational and strategic needs, and outlining specific purchasing strategies; control the purchasing function to ensure its conformance to pre-specified performance expectation and evaluate the... Read more

21.   Purchasing for Bottom Line Impact: Improving the Organization Through Strategic Procurement
by Lisa M. Ellram, Laura M. Birou (Contributor)


Irwin Professional Pub
Hardcover - 200 pages
(1995)

$34.97
$14.98 (30%)

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Purchasing for Bottom Line Impact shows how the supply function can be key to achieving Total Customer Satisfaction, improving supplier and internal relations, and meeting environmental concerns. It show how to: support strategic success by identifying and developing suppliers whose practices and... Read more

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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (Sb - Marketing Education Series)
by Robert M. Monczka, et al


South-Western Pub
Hardcover
(January 1998)
$81.95

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PURCHASING is the culmination of a multitude of discussions with procurement managers in different industries. The authors have synthesized these experiences into a truly unique book that focuses on the managerial side of the core tasks and challenges required to effectively manage the purchasing... Read more

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Buy Your Own Business : The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Purchasing a Business You Can Make a Success
by Mitchell B. Stern


IDG Books Worldwide
Paperback - 289 pages
32 edition (June 1998)

$15.26
$2.69 (15%)

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4 out of 5 stars
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Buying a business is the most viable and exciting alternative available for those seeking a way out of the traditional corporate world, and for those eager to become entrepreneurs. In fact, more people will go into business for themselves in the next 5 years than in the last 2 decades combined. Buy... Read more

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Outsourcing : In Brief (In Brief)
by Mike Johnson


Butterworth-Heinemann (Trd)
Paperback - 200 pages
(July 1997)

$25.46
$4.49 (15%)

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Looks at successful outsourcing organizations and how their method of productivity has improved business. Provides a balanced view of the pros and cons of outsourcing and how to do it. Contains many international examples and How to Outsource Guide. Paper. Read more

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Which Phone System Should I Buy?
by Lyle Deixler, Lyle Dreixler


Miller Freeman Books
Paperback - 208 pages
10 edition (October 1998)


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Covers the four major types of business telephone systems: Small Office/Home Office (SOHO); Key System, PBX, and CTI/LAN-based telephone products. Presents useful articles that explain the four major types of phone systems, their benefits and how they work. Softcover. Read more

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