Present findings in an 8-12 page, double-spaced paper.
â€¢ History and background of the organization, also including the types of goods sold and industry in which the organization operates.
â€¢ The organizationâ€™s supply chain characteristics â€“ type of supply chain, negotiations strategies, performance of the supply chain, and areas for improvement.
â€¢ Approach to maintaining a competitive advantage, and if applicable the global business operations strategy.
â€¢ The organizationsâ€™ production processes, customer interaction in those processes, if applicable, and the technologies used in production.
â€¢ The organizationâ€™s commitment to quality and excellence and how that is measured and reported.
â€¢ The organizationâ€™s inventory methodologies and model(s), and any areas for improvement.
â€¢ The organizationâ€™s operational planning policies, job designs, and work environment issues, if any.
â€¢ The organizationâ€™s movements, if any, toward lean processes, and the effects of those lean processes on culture, efficiency, and success.
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