MGT322 Logistics discussion

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Chapter 1, Logistics and the Supply Chain, is an introductory chapter that lays the foundations of the course by focusing on the contribution of logistics to “competitiveness.”

Action Items

  • Complete the following discussion questions in your textbook:
    • Chapter 1: 1 & 2
  • Use additional resources such as your textbook, journal articles, or online resources to support your position by rephrasing and paraphrasing that information. Be sure to cite your references in APA style. To directly COPY and PASTE information from any resources is considered plagiarism and is prohibited.
  • Write a 2-3 page paper to elaborate your answers for both questions.
  • Bring your answers to class for discussion.

Chapter 2, Putting the End-Customer First, has the aim to clarify that it is the behaviour of end-customers that ultimately drives the supply chain, and to explore the implications in terms of development of supporting logistics capabilities.

Action Items

  • Complete the following discussion questions in your textbook:
    • Chapter 2: 1 & 4
  • Use additional resources such as your textbook, journal articles, or online resources to support your position by rephrasing and paraphrasing that information. Be sure to cite your references in APA style. To directly COPY and PASTE information from any resources is considered plagiarism and prohibited.
  • Write a 3-4 page paper to elaborate your answers for both questions.
  • Bring your answers to class for discussion.

4-1: Week 4 Discussion Questions

Purpose

To assess your ability to:

  • Explain the concept of value and its implications for managing the supply chain.
  • Explain how logistic costs can be managed for better value creation.
  • Discuss how activity-based management can be used to identify the cost drivers in a given business.

Action Items

  • Complete the following discussion questions in your textbook:
    • Chapter 3: 2 & 3
  • Use additional resources such as your textbook, journal articles, or online resources to support your position by rephrasing and paraphrasing that information. Be sure to cite your references in APA style. To directly COPY and PASTE information from any resources is considered plagiarism and prohibited.
  • Write a 3-4 page paper to elaborate your answers for both questions.
  • Bring your answers to class for discussion.

5-1: Week 5 Discussion Questions

Purpose

To assess your ability to:

  • Identify challenges that internationalization presents to logistics management.
  • Discuss the drivers and logistics implications of internationalization
  • Discuss the corporate social responsibility in the supply chain.

Action Items

  • Complete the following discussion questions in your textbook:
    • Chapter 4: 1 & 4
  • Use additional resources such as your textbook, journal articles, or online resources to support your position by rephrasing and paraphrasing that information. Be sure to cite your references in APA style. To directly COPY and PASTE information from any resources is considered plagiarism and prohibited.
  • Write a 3-4 page paper to elaborate your answers for both questions.
  • Bring your answers to class for discussion.