Department (e.g. Management):
Name of lecturer:
Title of unit (eg Employment Law):
Unit code (eg MN50155):
Number of pages in assignment:
Developing and managing suppliers
a. Evaluate the various strategies which could be used to
develop suppliers. (70 marks)
b. Outline the supplier development process. (30 marks)
3. The Kraljic model is used to help match types of products and sourcing
a. Evaluate how you would source a strategic product compared to a
routine product. (70 marks)
b. What are the main pitfalls of the Kraljic matri
5. You are a purchasing manager. You are considering using the Analytic
Hierarchy Process to help select your suppliers for a new product.
This product is strategically important for your firm.
Outline the process of AHP (30 marks)
7 Organisations are increasingly experiencing supply chain disruptions.
a Evaluate different sources of risk relating to supply chains (50
b Describe and apply prevention strategies for the different
sources of risk (50 marks).
8 The key t
What is Littles law?
Application of littles law & Discussion
Benefit and limitation of littles law
Littles Law is a fundamental of queue theory, which defines the relationship between
Work in Progress (WIP), Throughput and Cycle Time.
Face to the long que
Sustainable supply chain management
11.Organisations are increasingly adopting sustainable supply chain
management initiatives. Examine why organisations are adopting
SSCM practices and what is preventing them. Provide examples where
possible. (100 marks)
Advantage of Kraljic Matrix
It is easy to understand and is a strong communication tool that could be used to
convince other departments what they should have to do. This is because applying
kraljic to a particular context is a fairly strai
With reference to relevant examples, discuss the causes and consequences of the
bullwhip effect. What measures take to reduce the effect of the bullwhip effect?
What is bullwhip effect
The bullwhip effect is used to describe how a small disturbance at the
1. In process mapping derived from 'scientific management', an inspection is shown by
which of the following symbols?
2. Drawing processes at a relatively aggregated level is called: High level process mapping
3. A 'long thin' arrangement is considered mo
In order to minimise the effect of no-shows (passengers who are booked a flight,
but didnt take), and to allow as many passengers as possible to travel on the flight of
their choice. British Airways and most major airlines implement ove
Hedging Affecting Firm Value via
Financing and Investment: Evidence
from Property Insurance Use
I provide evidence about the value effects of alternative risk management by examining corporate purchase of property insurance, a commonly used pure
Agency Costs of Corporate Risk Management
Author(s): Peter Tufano
Source: Financial Management, Vol. 27, No. 1 (Spring, 1998), pp. 67-77
Published by: Wiley on behalf of the Financial Management Association International
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The strategic use of corporate insurance in China
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What is theory?
Why is theory important?
Risk Economics Theory
Financial Economics Theory
What is theory? /1
Theory enables managers to:
Risk & Risk Management
Risk and Risk Management
Risk vs. Uncertainty
Define and identify risks facing an
Measure and assess risks facing an
Assess organisations abi
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Table of Contents
Introduction (600 -700 words)
1. Original Case (150 words)
2. Description of 4 proposals (100 words)
3. Benefit of using Marginal costing over Absorption costing (200 300 words)
4. Limitations (150 wor