How has your organization been affected by outsourcing?
Week Four Discussion Questions
” What is outsourcing? What effect does outsourcing have on organizations? How has your organization been affected by outsourcing?
” Why is mass customization important? Is it an appropriate approach for your organization to embrace? What challenges would your organization face if it sought to rely more on mass customization?
” What role does supply chain management play for organizations seeking to gain the competitive advantage? Would it be advantageous for your organization to focus its efforts on improving its supply chain?
” How does capacity planning differ in service and manufacturing organizations?
” What is value stream mapping and how might it be applied in your organization?