CO7: Develop problem-solving skills and understand sourcing and global logistics ideas
CO8: Compose the results of operations and case studies effectively in writing the results of operations analysis and case studies
This dual-case assignment covers sustainment and global supply chain decision-making, respectively. The first case analyzes sustainment decision making. The second case analyzes global supply chain decision making. After reviewing each case, analyze and respond to the following questions from both cases:
What are the payback periods for the lawn-to-prairie conversion project, the dock blankets, the T-9 lighting fixtures, and the storm water project?
Calculate the Net Present Value of the storm water project, given the financial information in the case
Evaluate the Pros and Cons of the storm water project both on financial and non-financial grounds and make a recommendation on what Richard Murphy should decide
What are the advantages and disadvantages of pursuing LEED, Energy Star, and ISO 14000 certifications?
Global Supply Chain Decision Making:
What are the key operations and logistics issues faced by ShelterBox?
Who are the various stakeholders that need to be considered in resolving these issues?
How should ShelterBox respond to the issues it faces to best satisfy its stakeholders?
How do you think ShelterBox should be organized? What are the key responsibilities and functions that need to be established before and during an emergency?
Label your Word document as follows: yourlastname.doc (ex: Johnson.docx). Send your response to both cases in the same one Word document. Do not send in two papers!
The paper should be at least 1,500-words
The paper should be APA-compliant paper comprising your response.
Feel free to emphasize one case over the other, but make sure you answer the questions thoroughly
Minimum 5 full pages of content (Word Document) of strategic material (does not include cover page, abstract, nor reference pages)
All charts, graphs, pictures are to go in the appendix (not a substitute for content)
The paper must provide inline citations to at least five scholarly sources supporting your paper
Refrain from excessive use of quotes in your response (less than 5%)
Once you submit your document to the assignment folder it will automatically be loaded to TURNITIN.COM within the course. Your similarity scan score must be 20% or less (the following will be excluded: headers, bibliography, etc. prior to instructor grading paper—focus on the content of scan percentage
Plagiarism will result in an automatic zero for this assignment
There are no late assignments accepted after the last day of the course