Chapter 15 of the textbook provides an overview of the various operations functions necessary to manage a global supply chain operation. The operation of each part requires the execution of multiple processes using information technology. These can include the following:
- Customer relationship management systems to manage client information
- Supplier management systems to collect supplier information
- Warehouse management systems to control volume and location of inventory
From creating the product through the management of product, customer, and supplier information, a global operation is expected to operate ethically.
Use this template to complete the assignment: Unit 5 Template.
For this assignment, complete the following:
- The introduction should introduce the reader to the systems that a global operation is expected to operate ethically.
- Write an analysis identifying which technology is used to support each of the functions in the supply chain, and examine how each technology supports the function.
- Write an analysis debating the pros and cons of using the various types of technology provided above to drive ethical practices in the scenario’s global operation.
- The conclusion should summarize critical points of ethical operations in a global environment.
You are writing a review of ethical systems management that should be 3 pages in length. Be sure to cite your sources using APA properly. Include your references and in-text citations.
Submitting your assignment in APA format means, at a minimum, you will need the following:
- Title page: Remember the running head. The title should be in all capitals.
- Length: 3 pages minimum
- Abstract: This is a summary of your paper, not an introduction. Begin writing in third person.
- Body: This begins on the page following the title page and abstract page and must be double-spaced (be careful not to triple- or quadruple-space between paragraphs). The typeface should be 12-pt. Times Roman or 12-pt. Courier in regular black type. Do not use color, bold type, or italics, except as required for APA-level headings and references. The deliverable length of the body of your paper for this assignment is 3 pages. In-body academic citations to support your decisions and analysis are required. A variety of academic sources is encouraged.
- Reference page: References that align with your in-body academic sources are listed on the final page of your paper. The references must be in APA format using appropriate spacing, hanging indent, italics, and uppercase and lowercase usage as appropriate for the type of resource used. Remember, the Reference page is not a bibliography but a further listing of the abbreviated in-body citations used in the paper. Every referenced item must have a corresponding in-body citation.