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Cost Reduction and Optimization for Manufacturing and Industrial Companies covers all major cost reduction areas, providing easy to read examples and advice on steps to take. It provides the roadmap for implementing recommended actions with true and tried methods by taking a modern, all-inclusive look at manufacturing processes.
"... rich in practical tools that can be clearly implemented, including a detailed Purchasing Strategy and guide to Error Management. It is also rich in best practice cases that further show how to implement these methodologies in a real world context."
Gartner is a leading provider of research and analysis about the global information technology industry.
This resource is not paid by the Libraries, and the access is limited to those affiliated with the Carlson School of Management. Gartner can be accessed by Carlson students/faculty/staff by going to the Carlson IT Service Center Research Databases/Datasets page (linked above), For access issues, please contact CSOM IT Service Center directly: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A database of global suppliers, manufacturers, and trade professionals. Includes industry research and daily news and analysis. *This resource is not paid by the library, but is available to UMN affiliates. Access requires a user login and password. Please contact email@example.com for assistance in setting up an account.
Access to procurement reports covering a multitude of indirect purchasing lines. Reports cover product/service pricing dynamics, product characteristics that affect the purchasing decision, supplier benchmarking and supply chain risks, and negotiation questions and tactics.
This version of Business Source Premier makes it easy to find articles and specialized reports from company profiles and industry reports. This is a good resource for business and economic topics and global studies.
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