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ISBN: 978-81-203-4801-1
Pages: 828
Binding: Paper Back
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This comprehensive research based, well received book, now in its Second Edition, continues to provide the most complete up-to-date coverage of the materials management discipline. It is the result of intensive and in-depth interactions of the authors with academic community, IIMM professionals as well as senior executives involved in materials, inventory, warehousing, logistics, supply chain, working capital and top management. This title reflects the wealth of experience gained by the authors in India and abroad in training, research, teaching and consultancy.

This well-organised comprehensive book clearly analyses all the concepts, processes and applications of Materials Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, and Multimodal Transport. It covers basic principles and practices concerning these areas as well as to its application in Indian conditions. This textbook describes the concept of integrated materials management with the help of diagrams, charts, photos and solved examples, covering all the aspects of materials management. It provides a number of solved practical problems and examples for better comprehension. The suggestions of practising professionals, academicians and researchers have been appropriately incorporated in this book. An attempt has been made to strike a balance between conceptual frameworks and practical aspects of materials and its management.

Intended primarily as a textbook for graduate students pursuing materials management courses in Indian universities, this comprehensive title will also serve as a ready reckoner for the executives practising in areas such as materials, logistics, SCM, purchase, warehousing and inventory management. The students of business management, engineering, Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM) diploma and other related programs/courses will find this book extremely useful.

Preface • Preface to the First Edition • Acknowledgements
Section I:         Materials Management Concepts
Section II:       Identification of Materials
Section III:      Inventory Management
Section IV:      Procurement of Materials
Section V:        Warehousing and Logistics Management
Section VI:      Financial Issues in Materials Management
Section VII:    Organisational and Ethical Issues in Material Management
Section VIII:   IT Integration and Performance Reporting in Material Management
Bibliography • Questions • Index
P. Gopalakrishnan, PhD in Statistics from ISI Kolkata (1957). From 1957–1963, he was senior consultant of SQC & TQM in western region of ISI. From 1964–1994, he was senior faculty of spares, materials and maintenance in ASCI. During 1979–1981, he served as United Nations Advisor in Middle East for inventory and spares management. In 1969, Dr. Gopalakrishnan was trained by Harvard Business School (US) as a Ford Foundation Scholar. He has authored 30 books and published 500 papers in reputed journals based on his teaching, research and training experience. He has conducted various workshops and training programmes on various aspects of management in India and abroad.

Abid Haleem, PhD (IIT Delhi), is Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He is also Honorary Director of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and has served as Head, Mechanical Engineering and Head, MBA (Evening) program at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Dr. Haleem has been Honorary Visiting Professor at Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. Dr. Haleem is actively involved in teaching as well as research work at graduate, postgraduate and PhD levels in the areas of Materials Management, Technology Management, Innovation, Green Practices, Supply Chain Management, Business Process Reengineering, Information Resource Management and allied areas of Industrial Engineering. He has more than 120 research papers to his credit in reputed international and national journals. He has guided more than eighteen PhD scholars. Dr. Haleem has visited various academic institutions across the globe (USA, UK, Singapore and Australia) and carries rich industrial experience.

2015 / 828pp. / 17.8 × 23.5 cm / ISBN-978-81-203-4801-1 / Rs.795.00
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