Professor Faustino Taderera, the celebrity, is the most published and finest International Business and Purchasing/Supply Chain Management brains ever produced by Zimbabwe and the African continent, an academic icon and guru nicknamed, "The Tom Peters of Zimbabwe, Africa and the Middle East." This book, Principles of Purchasing, his 57th book, is a comprehensive set book at undergraduate level and covers all relevant topics, plus research articles.Professor Faustino Taderera''s books in Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management are the best selling books in this skills area in the world at the moment. Faustino Taderera is now one of the world''s most eminent and distinguished researchers in International Business and Supply Chain Management. Faustino always says "Golden fish have no hiding place. I am the Socrates, Aristotle, Plato, Joseph and Solomon of my time." He is a much sought after global academic and professional BRAND.