1. Based on your knowledge of the global business environment and the
positioning of Alligator with regard to its markets and supply sources, what do
you think are some of the major global issues that will be relevant to the area of
2. What are the impacts of less-than-perfect demand forecasts for Alligator
products, including Gators
, and of volatility in the length and cost the supply
chain services needed to move components from suppliers to manufacturing
sites, and the subsequent movement of finished products to market? What
should be done to mitigate these problem areas?
3. What elements of the strategic sourcing process do you feel are the top
candidates for improvement at Alligator, and why?