Procurement and Supply Chain Management (9e) : 9781292086118

Procurement and Supply Chain Management (9e)

Farrington / Lysons
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Pearson United Kingdom
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This market-leading text continues its claim to be the most comprehensive textbook on procurement and supply chain management currently available. It is also of value to professionals and those specialists in other fields who need an understanding of the role and influence of this vital area of business performance.


The subject matter has been brought to life using extensive real-life examples and a truly international focus on procurement and supply chain. This new fully revised edition covers new developments in the procurement and supply chain field, and offers increased coverage of project procurement and risk management, global sourcing and contract management, alongside a brand new chapter on Legal and Contractual  Management.

Table of contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Publisher’s acknowledgements
  • Plan of the book
  • Part 1 Introduction, strategy, logistics, supply chain, policies and procedures
  • 1 The scope and influence of procurement
  • 2 Strategic procurement
  • 3 Logistics and supply chains
  • 4 Organisational and supply chain structures
  • 5 Procurement policies, procedures and support tools
  • Part 2 Supplier relationships, legal & contractual management, quality management, sourcing, supplier selection, price management and long-term cost in use
  • 6 Supplier relationships and partnering
  • 7 Legal and contractual management
  • 8 Quality management, service and product innovation
  • 9 Matching supply with demand
  • 10 Sourcing, supplier selection and performance management
  • 11 Purchase price management and long-term cost-in-use
  • Part 3 Project management and risk management, global sourcing, negotiation skills, contract management, category procurement, world-class procurement to enhance business performance
  • 12 Project procurement and risk management
  • 13 Global sourcing
  • 14 Negotiation skills, practice and business benefits
  • 15 Contract management
  • 16 Category and commodity procurement
  • 17 World-class procurement to enhance business performance
New to this edition

What’s new?

  • The entire content has been updated to reflect such changes as contract risk, EU Procurement Regulations, category management, procurement strategies and world-class procurement. Extensive research has been carried out on an international scale to reflect material changes in the procurement profession.
  • New teaching resources, including an Instructors Manual and comprehensive PowerPoint slides available from
Student supplements