BUS 698 (ASH)
BUS 698 ASH BUS 698 Week 1 Assignment Case Analysis BUS 698 Week 1 DQ 1 Alignment BUS 698 Week 1 DQ 2 Dell BUS 698 Week 2 Assignment Global Strategy BUS 698 Week 2 DQ 1 Value Chain BUS 698 Week 2 DQ 2 Supply Chain Risk BUS 698 Week 3 Assignment Lean Thinking BUS 698..
BUS 698 Week 1 Assignment Case Analysis ..
BUS 698 Week 1 DQ 1 Discuss the concept of alignment in the supply chain process. When transporting a product, is the supply chain alignment different for different products such as soft drinks versus clothing? How does the alignment affect the organization’s logistics strategy? ..
BUS 698 Week 1 DQ 2 Logistics relates to the concept of customer relationship management (CRM) to gain or maintain consumer support. Discuss the various ways in which a company like Dell utilizes this logistics strategy. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings. ..
BUS 698 Week 2 Assignment Global Strategy Business - General Business Global Strategy. There are a number of companies utilizing a global business strategy. Identify and research a company with a successful global business strategy and provide basic background information. Discuss the strategi..
BUS 698 Week 2 DQ 1 Explain what is meant by the term “value” in a supply chain. How can it be best measured in a supply chain? How does increasing value in a supply chain help align supply chain operations to the business mission? Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings..
BUS 698 Week 2 DQ 2 All supply chain activity involves some degree of risk. Identify six potential sources and causes of risk in global supply chains. Research the University library to find support for counter measures for each of the six risks you identify. Document those sources. Respond..
BUS 698 Week 3 Assignment Lean Thinking Lean Thinking. Research a company in the fast- or quick- food industries. Discuss how lean thinking has been or could be strategically applied to reduce waste in this company. Don’t forget to consider supply chain issues in your discussion. Document your so..
BUS 698 Week 3 DQ 1 The agile supply chain utilizes the idea of “speed to market” in order to get the product to the end-consumer as quickly as possible as we often see happen when new technology becomes available (i.e. cell phones, flat screen TV’s, etc). How might both the manufacturer an..
BUS 698 Week 3 DQ 2 Why is time important to competitive advantage? Indentify and explain six key contributions that speed can make to logistics and supply chain strategy. Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings. ..
BUS 698 Week 4 Assignment Manufacturer End-Customer Relations ..
BUS 698 Week 4 DQ 1 The manufacturing of products such as cars or computers has shifted from take-what-you-get to made- to-order. Identify three ways this change has been beneficial to the logistics management process? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates..
BUS 698 Week 4 DQ 2 Explain the thinking behind quick response (QR) logistics. How could QR help a retailer to plan and control product lines for a new fashion season? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings ..
BUS 698 Week 5 DQ 1 Partnerships may bring added value to strategic supply relationships, and have been described using seven factors. Identify those factors and describe each while providing an explanation of how each provides value within the cooperative relationship. Document your sources. Res..
BUS 698 Week 5 DQ 2 Supply base rationalism seeks to reduce the suppliers in which an organization deals directly to a smaller number of strategic suppliers. How does this process work? What are the benefits to each of the players in this relationship? Document your sources. Respond to at least t..
BUS 698 Week 6 DQ 1 The usage and significance of third-party logistics (3PL) services has grown dramatically during the past two decades or so. Explain why this has occurred and what the benefits are, if any? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings. ..
BUS 698 Week 6 DQ 2 What does “leading edge” logistics mean in terms of supply chain strategy in the future? Explain in detail in no less than 200 words. Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings. ..
BUS 698 Week 6 Final Paper This final research paper must demonstrate the understanding of new learning in the field of supply chain management and how the supply chain supports the organization’s business strategy. This is an assignment with a length of 10 to 15 pages (not including title a..
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