Supply chain managers should be concerned about four flows in their organizations.
Describe these four flows and why they are important. How are they related to each
2- Globalization and technology developments have led to what some individuals have
described as a “flat world.” What is the significance of the flat world concept?
3. Consumers have much more influence in the marketplace today. What factors have
lead to this “empowered consumer” situation? How has this factor changed supply
chains in the last 10 to 15 years? Will this influence continue, and what will be the
impact on supply chains?