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Content & Structure of the Book


The book consists of 14 chapters grouped into three parts. A click on the chapter's title directs you to the Springer homepage where you case read or buy the chapter depending on your personal and/ institutional licence status. 


Part I - Introduction to Supply Chain and Operations Management



Part II - Designing Operations and Supply Network: Strategic Perspective



Part III  - Matching Demand and Supply: Tactical and Operative Planning



Each chapter contains the following elements.


  • introductory case study
  • learning objectives
  • theory with practical insights andcase studies
  • tasks with solution examples
  • key points and outlook
  • additional tasks and casestudies placed in e-supplement like online tutorials, Excel files, and/or videos.


Each chapter starts with an introductory case study. Subsequently, major decision areas and methods for decisionsupport are handled. Finally, applications can be trained based on additional case studiesand numerical tasks. The summary of key points and an outlook end each chapter.


Throughout the book, practical insights are highlighted.