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http://hwguides.com/BUS-698-Entire-Course-Supply-ChainStrategic-Management-169.htm?categoryId=-1 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 Week 3 DQ 1 Speed to Market BUS 698 Week 3 DQ 2 Time and Logistics BUS 698 Week 4 Assignment Manufacturer End-Customer Relations BUS 698 Week 4 DQ 1 Manufacturing BUS 698 Week 4 DQ 2 Quick Response Logistics BUS 698 Week 5 DQ 1 Strategic Partnerships BUS 698 Week 5 DQ 2 Supply Base Rationalism BUS 698 Week 6 DQ 1 3PL BUS 698 Week 6 DQ 2 Leading Edge Supply Strategy BUS 698 Week 6 Final Paper

BUS 698 Week 1 Assignment Case Analysis Case Analysis. Read Case Study 2.5: “Batman – adding value through quality of service” in Chapter 2 of your text. Write a two to three page paper (not including the title and reference pages) answering the following questions formatted according to APA style as shown in the approved style guide. Has Everglo reached the end of the line in terms of its quality of service strategy? As a competitor to Everglo, what would be your options in response to Everglo’s latest moves? Your paper must include a minimum of one to two sources, including the textbook.

BUS 698 Week 1 DQ 1 Alignment Alignment. 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? Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

BUS 698 Week 1 DQ 2 Dell Dell. 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 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 strategies this company utilizes to get their product(s) distributed internationally and how they address risks and meet business demands. Document your sources. Write your findings as a three to four page paper (not including title and reference pages) formatted according to APA style as shown in the approved style guide. Your paper must include a minimum of one to two sources, including the textbook.

BUS 698 Week 2 DQ 1 Value Chain Value Chain. 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 Supply Chain Risk Supply Chain Risk. 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 to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

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 sources. Write your findings as a three to four page paper (not including title and reference pages) formatted according to APA style as shown in the approved style guide. Your paper must include a minimum of one to two sources, including the textbook.


BUS 698 Week 3 DQ 1 Speed to Market Speed to Market. 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 and the end- consumer be harmed utilizing this concept? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

BUS 698 Week 3 DQ 2 Time and Logistics Time and Logistics. 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 Manufacturer/End-Customer Relations. Analyze the relationship between manufacturers and end-customers. Why may integrating the supply chain as discussed in Chapter 8 of Logistics Management and Strategy create conflicting objectives between the two? Document your sources. Write your findings as a three to four page paper (not including title and reference pages) formatted according to APA style as shown in the approved style guide. Your paper must include a minimum of one to two sources, including the textbook.

BUS 698 Week 4 DQ 1 Manufacturing Manufacturing. 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’ postings.

BUS 698 Week 4 DQ 2 Quick Response Logistics Quick Response Logistics. 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 Strategic Partnerships


Strategic Partnerships. 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. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

BUS 698 Week 5 DQ 2 Supply Base Rationalism Supply Base Rationalism. 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 two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

BUS 698 Week 6 DQ 1 3PL 3PL. 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 Leading Edge Supply Strategy Leading Edge Supply Strategy. 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 and reference pages) that should integrate the reading, multi-media and class discussion boards. You are required to utilize research from the classroom text, as well as 6 to 8 additional sources from the internet or online library to support your views. At least two of these sources must be from ProQuest. Consider the validity of your resources carefully before using them in academic papers. It is recommended to use examples from your professional experience where possible, or build from your learning in the discussion boards. In your 10- to 15-page research paper, you will describe both the business strategy and supply chain strategy for your organization, or for a business unit of your organization, or for some other organization for which you have worked in the past and still retain contacts. Your research paper will describe how this organization aligns its business strategy with its supply


chain strategy (use the definition from page 26 of the text to guide you) if they have a formal one. You are to expand this description and supplement it with a critical analysis and suggested improvement steps/actions based on what you have learned in this course. Key issues to address: What opportunities exist to improve supply chain activities through better alignment of logistics and the company’s strategic plan? In what ways can the supply chain integrate with logics in order to get goods and services moved effectively and efficiently? How might a company’s agility in terms of the supply chain and/or logistics improve the movement of goods and /or products? What challenges does the interaction of supplier and manufacturers bring to the logistics management arena? What processes could be adopted to increase value for the customer? What are the impacts of Supply Chain Management on various organizational functions? What are the financial implications of improving supply chain management for the company? What “best practices” are available to support your recommendations?


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