Implementing S&OP now, or getting ready to? This book will make your implementation more sure-footed, less risky, and more successful. Bob & Tom cover all aspects of successful implementation, from composition of the Executive Team to the nitty-gritty of the S&OP spreadsheet design. Already operating S&OP? Learn how to improve the process and make it more effective and beneficial. The 3rd Edition explains S&OP and How It Works, How To Implement It, with Low Cost, Low Risk, Quickly, with High Impact. How to Make It Better . . . and Better We've added new or enhanced material on: * Implementation Methodology * The "People" Part Implementation * Change Management * New Product Introduction * Highly Variable Supply * Managing Risk * Graphical Displays (in color) * Software Selection Criteria * Fixing a Broken S&OP Process * Examples from Real World Companies "Recommended reading for the CEO, as well as marketing, engineering and operations executives . . .