WorldCat Identities

Christopher, Martin

Overview
Works: 77 works in 636 publications in 9 languages and 9,348 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other, Contributor
Classifications: HD38.5, 658.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin Christopher
Logistics & supply chain management by Martin Christopher( Book )

87 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Martin Christopher develops the idea that competition is no longer between stand-alone companies, but rather supply chain against supply chain." "This practical guide provides information on auditing logistics systems and describes how greater responsiveness in the supply chain can be achieved through lead time reduction. Informative case-studies from a wide range of industries and markets illustrate the points discussed."--Jacket
Relationship marketing : bringing quality, customer service, and marketing together by Martin Christopher( Book )

70 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors of this text continue to develop their widely known and admired philosophy of relationship marketing. It covers all the stakeholder markets, employees, suppliers, influencers, customers and consumers, in which this relationship is critical
The strategy of distribution management by Martin Christopher( Book )

41 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logistics and supply chain management : strategies for reducing cost and improving service by Martin Christopher( Book )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indhold: Logistics and competitive strategy; The customer service dimension; Measuring logistics costs and performance; Benchmarking the supply chain; Managing the global pipeline; Strategic lead-time management; Just-in-time and quick response logistics; Managing the supply chain; Leading-edge logistics
Marketing logistics by Martin Christopher( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This interface is being recognized by business organizations as a key priority for management, and both practitioners and academics alike have placed a greater emphasis on the need to view the supply chain as a whole as the vehicle by which competitive advantage is achieved. As well as drawing upon current research and the experience of firms worldwide, Marketing Logistics uses numerous 'mini-cases' and vignettes to illustrate the key messages in each chapter and bring the theory to life. This book is an invaluable resource for managers who seek to understand more about the way in which the sup
Marketing logistics and distribution planning by Martin Christopher( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logistics : the strategic issues by Martin Christopher( Book )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Redescubrimiento de la logística / G. Sharman / - Evolución del concepto de logística - C John Langley Jr. / - Administración logística de materiales / Donald J. Bowersox / - Apalancamiento a través de la logística / Roy D. Shapiro / - Creación de una ventaja competitiva mediante la instrumentación de estrategias logísticas de justo a tiempo / George A. Isaac III / - Uso de inventarios para obtener ventajas competitivas mediante la administración de la cadena de suministro / Thomas C. Jones / - Capacidad de ciclo rápido para tener fuerza de competitividad / Joseph L. Bower / - Administración de una cadena de suministro internacional / John B. Houlihan / - Auditoría de la calidad del servicio al cliente / Martin Christopher / - Logística de servicios de apoyo en la industria de las computadoras / D. Little / - El singular mercado europeo : optimización de operaciones logísticas en la Europa posterior a 1992 / J.H. Van der Hoop / - Formulación e instrumentación de una estrategia logístic
Managing international distribution( Book )

11 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Customer service and distribution strategy by Martin Christopher( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business logistics by P. M. van Buytenen( Book )

12 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business logistics has recently been defined as 'the process of managing all activities required to strategically move raw ma terials, parts, and finished inventory from vendors, between enterprise facilities, and to customers' . Many other definitions are available but this definition (1) stresses the fact that logistics concerns the strategical management level in the first place because of the over-all character of logistics and its long-term aspects; too long, emphasis has been laid on the operational aspects of logistics. The heart of the logistics concept is an integrated approach where cost savings are identified by considering the total costs of the system. This approach already implies the need for over-all management since the decisions about the different elements of the logistics system (transportation, inventories, facilities, unitization, communications) are traditionally made within different functions or departments. However, the need for over-all management becomes more stringent where the effectiveness of the company as a whole is considered i. e. where the logistics system has to be brought into balance with the production system and the marketing system (e. g. inventory levels vs. production-run lengths and customer service levels) . All elements of the logistiCS system have long-term aspects which have to be put into a planning system, c.q. the planning of a new transportation method, the planning of a new distribution centre
Distribution planning and control : corporate approach by Martin Christopher( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humanitarian logistics : meeting the challenge of preparing for and responding to disasters by Martin Christopher( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With particular focus on pre-disaster preparation, rather than post-disaster assistance, Humanitarian Logistics provides current thinking as well as best practice for those who need to understand the many challenges and ways to respond effectively in this crucial area." -- Publisher description
Marketing : a complete guide by Malcolm McDonald( Book )

13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assuming no prior marketing knowledge, this volume provides a concise yet comprehensive view of marketing within the context of business and society for anyone seeking a general introduction to the topic. Drawing on their substantial teaching and research experience, Martin Christopher and Malcolm McDonald focus on the important and useful aspects of each topic to provide practical and authoritative insights into significant marketing issues. Written in a pragmatic and stimulating style, the text enables readers to grasp the basics of a wide range of marketing topics including business to business marketing, key account management, logistics and marketing planning. A strategic marketing perspective, with an emphasis on value and the management of marketing relationships, is combined with thorough analyses of the marketing mix elements
The customer service planner by Martin Christopher( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Total distribution: a framework for analysis, costing and control by Martin Christopher( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marketing below-the-line by Martin Christopher( Book )

9 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective marketing management by Martin Christopher( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marketing : an introductory text by Martin Christopher( Book )

10 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role that marketing plays in guiding corporate strategy
Business operations models : becoming a disruptive competitor by Martin Christopher( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Operations management designs, controls, and oversees the production of a company's goods/services and makes sure this process is both efficient and effective for the consumer. It should be a part of board room discussions and integral in a company's business model and strategic management. After much research and think tank consulting, authors Martin Christopher and Alan Braithwaite believe that business strategies hardly recognize operations management. They maintain that operations need to be seen as more strategic and have highlighted the core fundamentals that business leaders need to be guided by in Business Operations Models. Illustrated by emotive visualization and international case studies, this book offers new thinking in logistics, supply chain management, and operations management"--. "Most successful companies have operations management at their heart. It should enable strategy and should be part of boardroom discussions. However, Cranfield research has shown that business strategy barely recognises the world of operations management. Recognising that operations management needs to be more strategic, Business Operations Models is a revolutionary new title that looks at the interrelationship of operations management and strategy. In Business Operations Models, Martin Christopher and Alan Braithwaite identify the characteristics of market-leading businesses that have transformed their markets and delivered super performance for their stakeholders. It points to the theory gap between strategic thinking and operations and how many high-performing businesses arrive at their new operating models as much by chance as judgement. Unpacking those observations leads to some clearly defined features of winning competitors, including eliminating waste, leveraging technology, and utilising transformative business models. Business Operations Models offers a framework for achieving super performance and understanding when and how a company may be able to leverage its capabilities to outperform. The book provides detailed international case studies that illustrate how the principles work in practice, including Apple, Dell, Amazon, John Lewis, Southwest airlines, Aldi, Toyota and many others."
Leading procurement strategy : driving value through the supply chain by Carlos Mena( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leading Procurement Strategy shows how to unleash full business value through procurement. The book provides a broad perspective of different industries, underpinning academic theory and short case studies to help readers clearly understand the competitive advantage and impact of procurement. The authors tackle key issues that procurement practitioners encounter and offer the tools for managing procurement and supply. Their indispensable advice makes it easier to manage and mitigate risks in a supply chain and to appreciate the major issues affecting the procurement function"--
 
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Logistics & supply chain management
Alternative Names
Christopher, M.G.

Christopher, M. G. 1945-

Christopher, M. G. (Martin G.), 1945-

Christopher, Martin Graham 1945-

Кристофер, М.

Кристофер, Мартин

크리스터퍼, 마틴

크리스토퍼, 마틴

クリストファー, マーチン

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Relationship marketing : bringing quality, customer service, and marketing togetherLogistics and supply chain management : strategies for reducing cost and improving serviceMarketing logisticsLogistics : the strategic issuesBusiness logisticsHumanitarian logistics : meeting the challenge of preparing for and responding to disastersMarketing : a complete guideMarketing : an introductory text