Examine the steps of the supply process in Chapter 4 of the text and identify a project where improvements could be made in one or more of the steps. Would the project have been more successful with the implementation of any or all of these steps in the supply process? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
The process of outsourcing the creation of a product or a service is a controversial, yet critical strategic decision for many employers. Describe one example from your professional experience, or that you are familiar with, where a process or function was outsourced. What are the financial implications of this change? Did the quality of the product or service stay the same, improve, or decline? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.