Chapter 1: Planning and Realizing Goals of Business Strategy.
Strategy Realization through Functional Capabilities.
Strategy Planning: The Missing Link.
Technology as the Enabler.
Creating Competitive Advantage through Functional Capabilities.
The Alignment of the Business, Functional, and Technology Strategies.
Chapter 2: Understanding Strategy.
What Is Strategy?
Attributes of Strategy.
Levels of Strategy Planning.
The Strategic Horizon of Impact.
Chapter 3: Concepts of Business Strategy.
Porter's Generic Strategies.
The Resource-based View.
Creating Advantages by Viewing the Corporation as the Sum of Its Components.
Creating Advantages through Value Chain.
Developing Competitive Advantages through Capabilities.
Beyond Business Strategy: Functional and Deployment Strategies.
Chapter 4: Exploring Functional Strategy.
What Is Functional Strategy?
Why Is the Functional Strategy Important?
Steps in Creating Functional Strategy.
Chapter 5: Current Thinking on Supply Chain Strategy.
Current Thinking on Supply Chain Strategies.
Understanding the Supply Chain Sphere of Influence.
What Drives Your Supply Chain?
Chapter 6: Creating a Functional Supply Chain Strategy.
The Effect of Industry Segment on Supply Chain Design.
The Effect of Business Strategy on Supply Chain Design.
The Effect of the Primary Driver on Supply Chain Design.
Supply Chain Strategy and Business Strategy.
Chapter 7: Technology Strategy.
What Is Technology Strategy?
Components of a Technology Strategy.
Why Develop a Technology Strategy?
Technology Strategy and Organization.
Process Overview and Deliverables for Creating Technology Strategy.
Chapter 8: Supply Chain Nirvana: Bringing It All Together.
What Is Supply Chain Nirvana?
Defining a Supply Chain Strategy That Works.
What Can a Well-aligned Supply Chain Strategy Do for You?
How to Get There?
Keeping It All Together.
Appendix A: Sample Artifacts for Creating an Effective Supply Chain Strategy.
Appendix B: An Overview of the Scope of Supply Chain in Modern Corporations.
Supply Chain Planning.
Supply Chain Execution.
Supply Chain Collaboration.
Appendix C: Supply Chain and Corporate Financial Performance.
Cost of Sales.
Tune Your Supply Chain for Financial Performance.
About the Author.