F E B R U A R Y 2 014
Lean at Amazon
Amazons former head of global operations
explains why the company was a natural
place to apply lean principles, how theyve
worked in practice, and where the future
1. Reflection narrative (1-2 pages, double-space). Narrative is a self-assessment prior to starting the Ph.D. program)
2. Include the matrix and highlight your self assessment (prior to starting the Ph.D. program)
3. Include 1-2 artifacts related to each
Sample Questions for Chapter 16:
1. Briefly explain the concept of Harmonized System Number? What are the advantages of
such a system?
2. Explain the concept of valuation from the perspective of Customs.
3. Explain the concept of classification from the p
Sample Questions for Chapter 11:
What are the benefits of using cargo containers?
What three different types of ocean cargo services are there? Briefly explain each.
Describe different types of ships used in international ocean tra
Sample Questions for Chapter 12:
What are the major aspects of air transportation?
What different types of air cargo services are there?
What are the different types of aircrafts that are used to ship cargo?
What is bilateral? Briefly
WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT RUBRIC
Content and Development 60%
Content (20%) must at least meet the minimum length (words or pages) specified in the
assignment and should not exceed the maximum specified. Length should be sufficient to
comprehensively meet assignm
Multiple-choice (3 pts each)
1) True or False? In the somatosensory system, stretch receptors are only found on the dendrites of
mechanoreceptors receptors that signal touch information.