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Munson, Chuck

Overview
Works: 60 works in 317 publications in 1 language and 6,569 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: TS155, 658.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chuck Munson
Managerial decision modeling : business analytics with spreadsheets by Nagraj Balakrishnan( )

10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book fills a void for a balanced approach to spreadsheet-based decision modeling. In addition to using spreadsheets as a tool to quickly set up and solve decision models, the authors show how and why the methods work and combine the user's power to logically model and analyze diverse decision-making scenarios with software-based solutions. The book discusses the fundamental concepts, assumptions and limitations behind each decision modeling technique, shows how each decision model works, and illustrates the real-world usefulness of each technique with many applications from both profit and nonprofit organizations. The authors provide an introduction to managerial decision modeling, linear programming models, modeling applications and sensitivity analysis, transportation, assignment and network models, integer, goal, and nonlinear programming models, project management, decision theory, queuing models, simulation modeling, forecasting models and inventory control models
Operations management : sustainability and supply chain management by Jay H Heizer( Book )

45 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management presents a broad introduction to the field of operations in a realistic and practical manner, while offering the largest and most diverse collection of issues on the market. Problems found in the Twelfth Edition contain ample support-found in the book's solved-problems and worked examples-to help readers better understand concepts important to today's operations management professionals. -- Publisher description
The supply chain management casebook : comprehensive coverage and best practices in SCM by Chuck Munson( )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This casebook brings together 30 focused cases addressing virtually every aspect of supply chain management, from procurement to warehousing, strategy to risk management, IT to supplier selection and ethics. A global team of contributors presents key challenges in industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to fashion and previews issues ranging from the "(Blimits of lean" to the potential of 3-D printing. Cases vary in length and complexity, offering maximum flexibility to both instructors and readers; a convenient table provides fast access to specific topics. Qualitative cases are supported by relevant discussion questions and sample responses; quantitative cases are supported by completed numerical solutions, and, where applicable, associated spreadsheets
TRANSITIONING THE SUPPLY NETWORK OF CHENNAI ENGINEERING LTD TO CLOUD COMPUTING by Chuck Munson( )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new case study examines how leading engineering firm Chennai Engineering Ltd. is seeking to drive value by transitioning to cloud-based IT services internally and across its supplier network. It reviews key characteristics of cloud computing infrastructure, discusses challenges in measuring cloud ROI, and assesses unique challenges presented by Chennai's supply chain applications and processes. Focusing on realistic issues throughout, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Author: N. Chandrasekaran, Take Solutions Ltd. & Loyola Institute for Business Administration
SUPPLIER SELECTION AT KERNEOS, INC by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new supply chain management case study examines supplier selection at Kerneos, Incorporated, a leading manufacturer of cement products based on alumina content. It describes the critical role of supplier selection in Kerneos's supply chain transformation, which is using new IT tools to link distribution and sales demand more tightly with production planning and placing far greater emphasis on working capital. Focusing on realistic issues and challenges throughout, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Ling Li and Erika Marsillac, Old Dominion University; Ted Kosiek, Kerneos, Incorporated
FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT AT MOLSON COORS by Chuck Munson( )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new supply chain management case study illuminates financial risk management at top international brewer Molson Coors. Readers learn how the firm uses commodities trading and currency exchange hedging to mitigate risks, including risks associated with price spikes in barley, hops, aluminum, and energy. The authors take readers inside the Molson Coors' internal committees for managing financial risk, showing how the company seeks to protect both supply chains and profitability. Throughout, this case study focuses on realistic issues and challenges, offering exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Dennis Kira, Ahmet Satir, Dia Bandaly, all from Concordia University
ANALYZING DISTRIBUTION NETWORK OPTIONS AT REMINGTIN MEDICAL DEVICES by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new supply chain management case study examines Remingtin Medical Devices' opportunities to modernize distribution, optimize inventory levels, reduce transportation costs, and operate more effectively in an intensely competitive industry. It illuminates unique distribution challenges associated with medical device manufacturers' long-standing relationships with hospitals and surgeons, as well as the impact of healthcare reform and regulation in pressuring profit margins. Focusing on realistic distribution issues and challenges throughout, it offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Yusen Xia and Walter L. Wallace, both from Georgia State University
Tmall, the Sky Cat : a Rocky Road Toward Bringing Buyers and Suppliers Together by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study illuminates the rapidly evolving e-commerce market in China. It shows how Alibaba Group launched its new Taobao Mall B2C platform to raise standards for product quality and online customer shopping experience; how TMall launched as a virtual shopping mall offering internationally known brands and major retailers; how it responded to the widespread sale of counterfeit and substandard products; how its fee increases ignited massive online vendor protests; and how it has since rebranded the site to move beyond these events. Focusing on realistic e-commerce supply chain issues and challenges, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Jianli Hu, Woodbury University; Olivia Congbo Mao, Alibaba Group
IMPROVING STANFORD BLOOD CENTER'S PLATELET SUPPLY CHAIN by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new case study offers an insider view of Stanford Blood Center's crucial initiative for improving processes associated with the supply of platelets, crucial blood products with a short five-day shelf-life and volatile demand patterns. Walking through the entire platelet supply chain--collection, processing, testing, delivery, and more--it helps readers assess significant process flaws that could have led to the loss of donors and life-threatening platelet shortages. Throughout, it focuses on realistic issues and challenges, offering exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Yenho Thomas Chung, LG CNS Entrue Consulting Partners; Feryal Erhun, Stanford University; Tim Kraft, University of Virginia
IMPROVING PREPAREDNESS IN SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MANAGEMENT AT JACKET by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new case study examines risk management at Jacket, where supplier delays and quality problems refocused executive management on the issue of reducing supply vulnerabilities. It reviews Jacket's fluid and gas control products and its fragmented markets, where business uncertainty and complexity are growing. Next, it compares potential strategies, drawing on other companies' experiences to identify both strengths and drawbacks. Focusing on realistic issues throughout, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Jury Gualandris and Matteo Kalchschmidt; both from Università degli studi di Bergamo
WHEN A WESTERN 3PL MEETS AN ASIAN 3PL, SOMETHING MAGICAL HAPPENS by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As more companies move from regional to global scale, 3PL logistics providers have needed to dramatically improve their global capabilities. This new supply chain management case study examines how a leading North American 3PL and a Taiwan-based 3PL operating throughout Asia have partnered to serve the global logistics and shipping needs of North American customers far more effectively. Focusing on realistic issues and challenges throughout, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Author: Shong-Iee Ivan Su, Soochow University
SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY AT ZOPHIN PHARMA by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new case study reviews supply chain strategy at Zophin Pharma, a major global generic drug manufacturer seeking to strengthen its presence in its domestic Indian national market. It reviews issues such as building effective local distribution channels, responding to tough price-based competition, improving plant manufacturing performance, and more. Focusing on realistic issues and challenges, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Author: Arqum Mateen, Indian Institute of Management
INTERFACE BETWEEN DEMAND MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION STRATEGIES AT TRACTPARTS by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new supply chain management case study illuminates the interplay between demand management and production strategies at TractParts, a leading Indian manufacturer of pumps, engines, electric motors, and transformers. It presents the firm's seasonal demand patterns, shows how they might be met through either "chase" or "level" strategies, and challenges readers to identify potential cost savings by shifting demand via discounting. Focusing on realistic issues and challenges throughout, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Abhishek Shinde and Dileep More, both from the Indian Institute of Management
How to Keep Your Food Supply Chain Fresh by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new case study examines supply chain issues faced by food retailers as consumers demand greater variety, more fresh produce, and year-round access to exotic products--ranging from Fair Trade coffee from Bali to fresh-cut roses from Kenya. It discusses what managers must do to manage increased supply chain complexity, use real-time data more effectively, forecast and model more accurately, and make better decisions when the cost of mistakes can be catastrophic. Throughout, it focuses on realistic issues and challenges, offering exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Tom McNamara, ESC-Rennes; Erika Marsillac, Old Dominion University
TOYOTA CHINA;MATCHING SUPPLY WITH DEMAND by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study examines how Toyota China is using demand forecasting, production planning, and customer management techniques to align supply and demand in China's fast-growing automotive market. The authors illuminate the China market's unique channels and challenges, including requirements to project sales for new models with no historical data. They focus on realistic issues and challenges throughout, offering exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Xiaoying Liang, City University of Hong Kong; Lijun Ma, Shenzhen University; Houmin Yan, City University of Hong Kong
TUSSLE BETWEEN MAINTAINING CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND SUPPLY CHAIN CONSTRAINTS;IGNYS AUTOMOTIVE by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new case study focuses on turning around deteriorating customer satisfaction associated with inefficiencies in the spare parts operation of a $10 billion Indian automotive company. It reviews current processes for both urgent and standard orders; addresses participants including vendors, local "Carry Forward Agents," dealers, customers, and the company's sourcing divisions; and addresses both material and information flows. Focusing on realistic issues throughout, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Satish Kumar and Dileep More, both from the Indian Institute of Management
ETHICAL PRODUCT SOURCING IN THE STARBUCKS COFFEE SUPPLY CHAIN by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study focuses on Starbucks' challenges in integrating Fair Trade coffee into its global supply chain, empowering family farmers and workers to escape poverty. With its large market presence, Starbucks has been under pressure to increase Fair Trade imports. However, Fair Trade coffee is, by design, more expensive than similar goods. How has Starbucks approached Fair Trade? What is the real value and limitations of the Fair Trade model? What obstacles does Starbucks face in making Fair Trade work for everyone, including customers? Focusing on realistic issues and challenges, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Author: Dustin Smith, Washington State University
END OF LEAN?;AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ARE RETHINKING SOME SUPPLY CHAIN BASICS by Chuck Munson( )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study shows how automobile manufacturers are reconsidering some "lean" approaches in the wake of events that have stretched supply chains beyond their limits. It focuses on two disasters: the devastating earthquake and tsunami that took place in Japan in March 2011 and an explosion in early 2012 at a key German chemical plant that produced a special type of resin used in fuel lines. Because many automotive companies had studiously eliminated redundant suppliers to reduce complexity and costs, suddenly there was no backup plan--risking potential model shortages and idle assembly lines. Focusing on realistic issues, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Authors: Erika Marsillac, Old Dominion University; Tom McNamara, ESC-Rennes
Supply Chain Risk Management for Macro Risks by Chuck Munson( )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new case study focuses on the macro risks associated with relying on global supply chains. It addresses large events including floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, fires, and tornadoes; manmade disasters such as wars and economic crises; and technical disasters ranging from transport accidents and explosions to fires, gas leaks, and industrial accidents. Coverage includes risk classification; strategic, tactical, and operational issues; and a complete supply chain resilience model designed to help both students and practitioners effectively integrate macro risks into planning. Authors: Matthias Klumpp and Hella Abidi; both from FOM University of Applied Sciences
SALVATION ARMY IN DALLAS;THE SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES OF A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION by Chuck Munson( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new supply chain management case study examines innovative new methods used by a leading non-profit to systematically reduce expenses and increase profits. You'll discover how the Salvation Army of Dallas pioneered advanced approaches to inventory management, customer relationship management, and warehousing. Focusing on realistic issues and challenges, this case study offers exceptional value to both students and practitioners. Author: Arunachalam Narayanan, University of Houston
 
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Managerial decision modeling : business analytics with spreadsheets
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Operations management : sustainability and supply chain managementThe supply chain management casebook : comprehensive coverage and best practices in SCM
Alternative Names
Munson, C. L. (Charles Lee)

Munson, Charles (Charles Lee)

Munson, Charles Lee

Munson, Chuck.

Languages
English (167)