hw 3 - Elizabeth S. Kreher HW 3 Don Kagey is the vice...

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Elizabeth S. Kreher HW 3 Don Kagey is the vice president of purchasing and operations at Med-Tec. He is faced with the decision of whether or not Med-Tec should pursue Supply Chain Management (SCM), because customers are demanding more customized products, and more prompt deliveries. Customers are also not willing to pay extra for these improved services. Med-Tec for the last two years had been implementing six-sigma quality and lean manufacturing. Global sourcing was up, defects were down, productivity was up, and delivery time was shortened. Yet better performance was still demanded. Don received two conflicting views of SCM from two different peers. Mark a supplier in the auto industry thinks SCM is another fad, while Cheryl, a logistics manager for an electronics company had nothing but good things to say about SCM. From this Don was able to determine that SCM can’t succeed without top management commitment. Med-Tec was evaluated for SCM readiness here are the important findings:
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MIS 376 taught by Professor Jerryfjermestad during the Spring '08 term at NJIT.

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hw 3 - Elizabeth S. Kreher HW 3 Don Kagey is the vice...

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