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Supply chain m anagement: strategy, planning, and o peration I Sunil Chopra,
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D EDI CAT ION
I w ould l ike to t hank m ycolleagues at Kellogg f or all that I h ave learned f rom
t hem a bout
logistics a nd s upply chain management. I a m grateful f or the love a nd e ncour
ageme nt m y
parents, Krisha n a nd Pushpa, a nd sisters, S udha a nd Swati, h ave always p rovide
d d uring
every endea vor in m y life. I t hank m y children, R avi a nd Rajiv, f or the j oy t
broug ht me. Finally, n one o fthis w ould h ave been possib le withou t the consta
caring, a nd s uppor t o f m y wife, Maria Cristina.
I w ould like to t hank three m entor s-Sun il Chopra, H au Lee, a nd G erry L
ieber man- who
h ave taught m e a great deal. T hank y ou also to m y p arents a nd sister f or their
a nd to m y sons, Jamie a nd Eric, f or m aking m e smile a nd teaching m e...