1. In supply management, one component to explore is how an
organization’s supply chain helps to achieve a strategic advantage in the
marketplace. What steps/actions would an organization take to determine
whether the supply management operation has the appropriate internal
competencies to achieve competitive advantage? Respond to at least two of
your classmates’ postings.
2. To a great extent, purchasing and materials management is becoming a
strategic business function. Explain why this is true. Respond to at least
two of your classmates’ postings.
3. in 200 to 300 words, describe two difficulties that an international
logistician could experience in moving goods from a country with a developed
infrastructure (transportation, communication, and utilities) to a country
with a deficient infrastructure. Be sure to respond to at least two of your
4. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act prohibits bribery in international
business. Do you think that US companies are at a disadvantage as a result
of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? Take a position and defend your
opinion in 200 to 300 words. Be sure to respond to at least two of your
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