By James H. Greene

The best reference for construction and stock regulate execs for over 25 years, the guide has been completely up-to-date to mirror modern-day quickly altering production setting. The 3rd version now comprises 37 contributions from greater than 50 wonderful individuals of the yankee construction and stock regulate Soceity (APICS). The paintings positive factors 15 all-new chapters, protecting bar coding, accounts of fabrics, MRPII, purchaser and seller relatives, TQM subject, and more--plus complete info on APICS certification necessities.

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G. , 2004), the reputational risk connected with a delisting is severe, since customers and other stakeholders may hardly believe that the delisted company has ever been acting as a good corporate citizen, and is hence not assumed to do so in the future. As the ongoing control and evaluation mechanisms for companies already listed in both indices are mainly driven by publicly available information on sustainability incidents, listed companies try to avoid situations, in which they are subject matter of such issues and, therefore, seek to manage sustainability within their supply chain accordingly.

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5 Results 19 group of sustainability followers, only Uranus has standardized processes in case of supplier non-compliance. This raised the question on which standards these audits are conducted, if sustainability followers do not possess written standards. A follow up revealed that Uranus conducts audits mainly at large suppliers, focusing on general regulations, such as compliance with applicable law. Since the European Union released the REACH program with special regulations for chemical companies in 2006 (European Commission, 2006), all companies in our sample are forced to comply with these laws.

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