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CHAPTER 11 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 4. The adversarial relationship must be changed dramatically to one of trust and the establishment of long-term relationships. 6. An organization moving to JIT deliveries must ensure that the supplier is capable of delivering quality products on time, provide production schedules for their suppliers, examine its layout to ensure that deliveries can move quickly to where they are needed, and train and empower employees to evaluate quality as the product is produced. 8. Supplier management implies that the firm is working with (managing/guiding/leading) suppliers, whereas supply chain management implies that the firm is working to build a supply system that includes many aspects of supplier relationships at all levels (second- and third-tier suppliers as well as first-tier suppliers). Purchasing is the procurement function that can be performed with little concern for long-term relationships with suppliers. Materials management is the integration of all material acquisition, movement, and storage activities in the firm. 12.
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course BA 252 taught by Professor Jamescampbell during the Winter '03 term at UMSL.

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