The supply manager was upset by these calls and did not enjoy his supper on May 9.;1. What suggestions might you have made in the supply manager?s handling of this matter?;2. What would you recommend that he do now?;3. To what extent would you concur in the supply manager?s belief that suppliers should at least be allowed to recover direct costs?;4. Who do you feel should have received the order?;5. What are the weaknesses inherentin the competitive bidding process?;6. Should this purchase havebeen negotiated? Discuss.;Adapted from a case copyrighted by the Purchasing Agents? Association of Connecticut, Inc. Reproduced by permission.
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