Describe how organizations can overcome the geographic, cultural, and language challenges when seeking potential overseas suppliers. Give specific examples. Decide how organizations can instill the same ethical standards in overseas suppliers, especially Asian suppliers. Explain what other two (2) assessments, in addition to what is published in the Global Competitiveness Report, you might need to determine the risks and opportunities of an overseas supplier for your company or organization or institution. Expand on the value add of these two (2) assessments.
Pick two (2) items in the ISM Principles and Standards of Ethical Supply Management Conduct and IFPSM Code of Ethics and then explain how you could do better or improve on in your current practice. Explain the actions you might take when your company or your colleagues compromise ethical principles and codes based on your personal experiences. Describe three (3) ethical principles and codes that your company (or an organization you belong to and associate with) practices well, and how these practices help increase and grow the business.
When watching this video, please be able to answer the following discussion questions: 1) What is a liability and how do they occur in a companies business? 2) What are some types of liabilities? 3) What distinguishes a “current” liability from a “long term” liability? 4) Can a business incur a liability by “selling” a product or service? 5) What is a contingent liability? What has to exist for a contingent liability to be recorded in the accounting records?
Discussion Question: We learn in this module about some of the most difficult-to-avoid (and sometimes most common) obstacles to effective communication by managers. Describe an instance when your job was made more difficult and/or less pleasant because of poor communication on the part of your organization and/or manager. What went wrong in that instance? How could the negative impacts have been ameliorated or avoided? Distinguish between various communication obstacles and apply strategies to mitigate their negative effects when dealing with organizations on a global scale. Support your comments by discussing one or more examples from the contemporary environment. Using APA […]
Suppose you are in charge of selecting an and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for your organization. How would you go about developing a Request For Proposal (RFP)? What are the top three acquisition risks that you foresee? Why did you pick these three? What would you do to avoid or minimize them? What are the top three benefits you expect to accrue from implementing an ERP solution? How would you check during and after the project to determine whether you gained those benefits? Cite two to three pertinent scholarly or trade journal articles in your response to support the […]
There are many reasons that employees might feel that they are discriminated against when applying for positions. If the employee is not offered the position, they may believe that this has to do with their status within a protected class. When candidates fall within a protected class based on race, sex, disability, age, national origin, or religion, the need for employers to understand and follow the “Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures,” a procedural document published in the Federal Register to help employers avoid discriminatory action, is high. However, even when an organization understands these guidelines, there is no guarantee […]
The four major stages of the product life cycle are: Introduction, Growth, Maturity, and Decline 1. Provide examples (products or services) that illustrate each of these stages (i.e. one product that is in the introduction stage, one product that is in the growth stage, etc.) 2. What suggestions might you make for each company/product/service at this point in time? Post your initial 200-300 word response to the discussion question by Friday, July 21. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Sunday, July 23