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Supply Chain Concepts and Cases


Stanley E. Fawcett, PhD
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria


Amydee M. Fawcett, PhD
Kaden Comadena
Course Designer
Rachel Cottrell
Illustrations Designer


Brad Gessell
Software Engineer
David Hanks
Software Engineer
Tommy Groshong
Software Engineer


Lyndsie Albrecht
Editorial Assistant
Aspen Stander
Copy Editor
Nick Bahr
Content Editor
Teri Brandenburg, PhD
Curriculum Director
Edition 1
(rev. 645)

Cases invite students to step into the environment and role of the decision maker. Cases encourage active, experiential learning, giving students an opportunity to suspend assumptions, evaluate problems from different perspectives, and develop a winning solution. This cases and concepts book can accompany another supply chain resource, or it can be used as a stand-alone resource.

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  • Embedded, Customizable Assessments

    Your students complete assessments inline with the text, making for a seamless, engaging experience. As the instructor, you can customize existing assessments or create entirely new ones within the text.
  • Advanced Analytics

    Monitor the progress of your class collectively as well as students individually. Course analytics provide you with student engagement and performance in reading, videos, and assessments. Analytics help you focus directly on those topics or students that need it.
  • Flashcards

    Flashcards are a great way to learn the key terms. Each course comes pre-loaded with cards for every term. Students can also make their own to enhance their learning experience.
  • Searchable Glossary

    A searchable glossary is available at any point in the course reader, allowing students to search for any key term they want and jump straight to that word in the text - no matter where they're reading.
  • Highlights and Notes

    Students can highlight the text and make notes throughout the content using their touch screen or mouse.
  • Text, Video, Audio, Assessments

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