The role of supply chain in operations
Examine supply chain management and global supply chain concepts supportive of operations management efforts.
Interact with others in a professional manner using appropriate communication and presentation skills.
Once, the world seemed smaller, with businesses having scope within their national supply chains. Now, business leaders need to consider the concept of glocalization, a hybrid word of global and local, they need to think globally and act locally. It is important within the context of business, that supply chain management (SCM) supports operations management (OM) efforts.
In the modern world, there really only is the global supply chain, however it can be considered from both general theoretical and applied practical perspectives.
In this assessment, you will compose and informative essay in which you specifically address the parts listed below.
Part 1: Examine the supply chain management and global supply chain concepts supportive of operations management efforts. They are as follows:
Select a part of general SCM Theory to examine more closely. Conduct online research to support your writing with credible sources. In particular, demonstrate your knowledge of how supply chain management supports operations management efforts.
Global SCM Practice
Select a part of the application of Global SCM practice to examine more closely. Conduct online research to support your writing with credible sources. In particular, demonstrate your knowledge of how global supply chain management supports operations management efforts.
Part 2: Close your paper with the following observations from your research:
The importance of professional interaction, communication, and presentation skills within the operations management and SCM environments.
Ensure each topic is covered to appropriate breadth and depth demonstrating knowledge of the module concept.
Minimum Submission Requirements
This assessment should be a Microsoft Word (minimum 750 words) document, in addition to the title and reference pages.
In addition to the current APA style title page and reference page; ensure your paper covers the assigned topics, with a focus on quality. The following items provide additional guidance as to writing expectations.
Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your paper should be highly organized, logical, and focused.
Your paper must be written in Standard English; demonstrating exceptional content, organization, style, grammar, and mechanics.
Your paper should provide a clearly established sustained viewpoint and purpose.
Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful.
Ensure your paper uses current APA 6th style for content, with properly indented paragraphs, and a minimum of 3-full pages (minimum 750 words) covering the assigned topics to appropriate depth.
A separate page at the end of your paper should contain a list of references, in current APA stylet. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for credible research.
Ensure you have at a minimum three quality references supporting your work: defining words, or using dictionaries, wikis, or encyclopedias, does not count as a quality reference, or meet university standards for credible online research.
Be sure to include references for all sources and to cite them using in-text citations where appropriate. Your sources and content should follow current APA citation style. Review the writing resources for APA formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center