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Question;MGT 377 Homework Set 1On a Word document, provide a short answer to each of the following questionsand submit the completed assignment to the Dropbox no later than Thursday11:59 PM EST/EDT of Module 2.1. What is meant by ?materials management??2. Describe how purchasing interacts with other aspects of the supply chain.3. Why is integrity such an important attribute for a purchasing manager?4. Why should the purchasing professional be concerned with strategic planning?5. What is meant by ?purchasing authority?? Give examples of each type of authorityIn this module, you will complete and submit your second homework set. This gives you the opportunity to assess your understanding of the important concepts presented in Chapters 6, 7, 8, and 9 of our textbook. Not only will this assignment help in your understanding of the key concepts, it will also help you prepare for the Final Exam and ultimately for the opportunity to sit for the accreditation exams offered by APICS and/or the Supply Chain Council. You should have started this assignment during Module 3, but you can to download it in case you have not yet begun.Submit Homework Set 2 to the DropboxMGT 377 Homework Set 2On a Word document, provide a short answer to each of the following questions andsubmit the completed assignment to the Dropbox no later than Thursday 11:59 PMEST/EDT of Module 4.1. What are the five functions of inventory?2. Explain the concept of lead time.3. Describe three ways to process unfilled orders.4. Describe the importance of establishing specifications for a material or product.5. As it would apply to the Saint Leo core value of responsible stewardship, describesome of the legal and ethical concerns of the typical purchasing manager when dealingwith vendors and suppliers.="msonormal">MGT 377 Homework Set 3On a Word document, provide a meaningful answer to each of the following questionsand submit the completed assignment to the Dropbox no later than Thursday 11:59PM EST/EDT of Module 6.1. Discuss the three sourcing strategies presented in the Module 5 AVP.2. Describe some of the costs and issues associated with global sourcing.3. Describe the effects of power, commitment, and trust on long-term partnerships.4. Define and discuss some of the key attributes of a well-run acceptance samplingprogram.5. Describe how the Saint Leo core value of respect is an important attribute in anynegotiation. If you are new to either the client or setting, how would you recommendestablishing respect?In this module, you will complete and submit your third homework set. This gives you the opportunity to assess your understanding of the important concepts presented in Chapters 10, 11, and 12 of our textbook. Not only will this assignment help in your understanding of the key concepts, it will also help you prepare for the Final Exam and ultimately for the opportunity to sit for the accreditation exams offered by APICS and/or the Supply Chain Council. You should have started this assignment during Module 5, but you to download it in case you have not yet begun.Submit Homework Set 3 to the DropboxMGT 377 Case Study 1 GuidelinesInstructions:Case studies require the ability to assess the presented situation and then synthesize this information tomake recommendations that minimize the risk for other organizations.For your first case study, review Case 7, Butler Systems (pp. 467-468 of your textbook) and then, after anintroductory paragraph, provide a summary of the situation. In subsequent paragraphs, address thefollowing:1. As the VP of operations, what is your assessment of the battery shortage problem, and whatactions would you take and why?2. What is the buying organization?s role in selecting and qualifying potential suppliers?Present the key learnings that came out of the situation and make recommendations to improve thesituation presented. Consider the Saint Leo core value of respect as you consider your decisions on thebest ways to address the situation. In your paper, you will need to show how excellence factored into yourdecisions.The paper should conclude with a summary paragraph that answers the question, ?why should anyonecare? about this situation.Although there are no limitations to the length of the paper required for the case study assignments, ingeneral, the paper should be at least two double-spaced pages. Be sure to follow all APA requirements.Submit Case Study 1 to the Dropbox no later than Thursday 11:59 PM EST/EDT of Module 3.For grading criteria, refer to the rubric on the next page.MGT 377 Case Study 2 GuidelinesInstructions:Case studies require the ability to assess the presented situation and then synthesize this information tomake recommendations that minimize the risk for other organizations.For your second case study, review Case 8, Camp Bowie Technologies, Inc. (pp. 469-472 of yourtextbook) and then, after an introductory paragraph, provide a summary of the situation. In subsequentparagraphs, address the following:1. What characteristics of the market concerning cell phones and service providers make it uniquecompared to purchasing any other item?2. Can cell phones be categorized as commodities as Mary has stated in her memo? Discuss thedifference between commodities and non-commodities with Camp Bowie Technologies?requirements for cell phones in mind.3. How does purchasing equipment for business purposes differ from any other consumerpurchasing? How would these differences influence the process in which values are assigned tocompeting offers which are being compared?4. Has John clearly defined and evaluated Camp Bowie Technologies? requirements for its cellphones? Are the requirements properly represented in the value assessment method created byJohn? Is the push-to-talk function worth receiving the highest weight?5. Does the product research compiled by John include data that is relevant to his valueassessment method? What portions of the data are relevant and what are not?Present the key learnings that came out of the situation and make recommendations to improve thesituation presented. Consider the Saint Leo core value of respect as you consider your decisions on thebest ways to address the situation. In your paper, you will need to show how excellence factored into yourdecisions.The paper should conclude with a summary paragraph that answers the question, ?why should anyonecare? about this situation.Although there are no limitations to the length of the paper required for the case study assignments, ingeneral, the paper should be at least two double-spaced pages. Be sure to follow all APA requirements.Submit Case Study 2 to the Dropbox no later than Thursday 11:59 PM EST/EDT of Module 5.For grading criteria, refer to the rubric on the next page.Rubric (100 points possible):Element CriteriaGradeF D C B A ScoreIntroduction(5%)Demonstrates grasp ofthe issue, tells what willbe covered0-2.9 3.0-3.4 3.5-3.9 4.0-4.4 4.5-5.0 ___/5Analysis(45%)Shows coherent flow ofideas and adequateresearch, presentationof the key issues andconcerns related to thesituation0-26 27-31 32-35 36-40 41-45 ___/45Recommendation(20%)Providesrecommendations forimprovement or riskavoidance in futuresituations0-11 12-13 14-15 16-17 18-20 ___/20Summary,structure, andorganization(30%)Demonstrates logicaldevelopment of ideas,demonstratesappropriate order,grammar, parallelstructures, punctuation,spelling, APA formatting,proper citation andreferences,appropriately integratesSaint Leo core value ofrespect0-17 18-20 21-23 24-26 27-30 ___/30Total Score: ______/100Instructor Comments:MGT 377 Case Study 3 GuidelinesInstructions:Case studies require the ability to assess the presented situation and then synthesize this information tomake recommendations that minimize the risk for other organizations.For your third case study, review Case 21, NEP: The Art and Science of Purchasing Coal (pp. 514-518 ofyour textbook) and then, after an introductory paragraph, provide a summary of the situation. Insubsequent paragraphs, address the following:1. As purchasing manager for NEP, what is your evaluation of the various alternatives open to Deonfor the purchase of coal?2. As the purchasing manager for NEP, what recommendations would you make to Deon regardingthe purchase of coal?Present the key learnings that came out of the situation and make recommendations to improve thesituation presented. Consider the Saint Leo core value of respect as you consider your decisions on thebest ways to address the situation. In your paper, you will need to show how excellence factored into yourdecisions.The paper should conclude with a summary paragraph that answers the question, ?why should anyonecare? about this situation.Although there are no limitations to the length of the paper required for the case study assignments, ingeneral, the paper should be at least two double-spaced pages. Be sure to follow all APA requirements.Submit Case Study 3 to the Dropbox no later than Thursday 11:59 PM EST/EDT of Module 7.For grading criteria, refer to the rubric on the next page.Rubric (100 points possible):Element CriteriaGradeF D C B A ScoreIntroduction(5%)Demonstrates grasp ofthe issue, tells what willbe covered0-2.9 3.0-3.4 3.5-3.9 4.0-4.4 4.5-5.0 ___/5Analysis(45%)Shows coherent flow ofideas and adequateresearch, presentationof the key issues andconcerns related to thesituation0-26 27-31 32-35 36-40 41-45 ___/45Recommendation(20%)Providesrecommendations forimprovement or riskavoidance in futuresituations0-11 12-13 14-15 16-17 18-20 ___/20Summary,structure, andorganization(30%)Demonstrates logicaldevelopment of ideas,demonstratesappropriate order,grammar, parallelstructures, punctuation,spelling, APA formatting,proper citation andreferences,appropriately integratesSaint Leo core value ofrespect0-17 18-20 21-23 24-26 27-30 ___/30Total Score: ______/100Instructor Comments:In this module, you will complete and submit your second case study. Review Case 21, NEP: The Art and Science of Purchasing Coal, on pp. 514-518 of your textbook, and then to download the instructions and scoring rubric for this assignment.Submit Case Study 3 to the DropboxquizIn this module, you will finish working on the short problem-solving quiz assigned during Module 6. Select and complete three of the following five exercises from the end of Chapter 13 in your textbook: 13.1, 13.2, 13.3, 13.4, and 13.5. Your solutions must be correct and you must show all of your work to receive full credit for the quiz. This also enables your instructor to provide effective feedback. To this end, you can resubmit your solutions as many times as you wish. This quiz is designed to help you prepare for the Final Exam that will include similar problems.Submit the solutions to your selected three exercises via a Word document to the DropboxFinal ExamIn this module, you will complete and submit the open-book Final Exam. The majority of the questions for the exam will come from the textbook readings and will cover the materials covered in the course. As you prepare to sit for the accrediting exams for APICS or the Supply Chain Council, it will be important to have this information top-of-mind.Submit the Final Exam to the Dropboxno later than Thursday 11:59 PM EST/EDT. Name your Word document as follows: LastName_FirstName_MGT377_Final_ExamMGT 377 Final Exam 1&21A store stocks beer mugs and the demand for these beer mugs is 10,200 per year. It costs $120 perOrder of the mugs and it costs $1.35 per mug per year to keep the mugs in stock. Once an order isPlaced, it takes seven days to receive the order from the distributor. Determine the following:a. Optimal order sizeb. Minimum total annual inventory costc. Reorder point4. The Really Big Weapons Company was asked to bid on the barrel assembly for the 30 mm recoillessRifle. The company estimates that it will take 10 hours to complete the 25thunit, and based onHistorical data for similar barrel assemblies, an 85-percent learning curve is expected.a. What is the expected average time for the first two units?b. What is the approximate estimated time for the 100thunit?Describe how purchasing strategy is becoming more intertwined with organizational strategy. HowHas this evolved and how is it changing the role of purchasing managers2. Describe the legal ramifications that are associated with the purchasing role. What are some of thekey roles and responsibilities related to the legal ramifications to the firm? Also include in your answerthe four components of a legal contract.Describe the process of negotiations. Be sure to include the difference between distributive andIntegrative bargaining along with the psychological factors often associated with the negotiationProcess?.="msonormal">

 

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