Introduction -- Tesco past and present -- Tesco and strategy : managing the what, why and how -- Customer insight, to drive the Tesco supply chain -- Lean and the Tesco supply chain : mastering the supply chain -- Tesco and continuous improvement : debunking seven myths of conventional business thinking -- Current challenges : aligning corporate and supply chain strategies to a changing macro environment -- Conclusions.
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The Lean Supply Chain: Managing the Challenge at Tesco explores how Tesco have and are addressing the challenge of managing their supply chains. It examines how they have used lean thinking, loyalty and simplicity and grew under a determined supply chain strategy to achieve their dominant UK and global position. It shows how Tesco's senior leadership made a simple, but game-changing, decision to focus the business on its customers rather than the conventional approach of ""competing with our competitors"" and asks whether the approach to managing the supply chain needs to be adapted to deal wi.