SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECT- DUE 8/23/2020 BY 11:59 PM EST
The aim of the course project is to provide an opportunity to apply the course materials to practical application. For this project the company you will be analyzing is Amazon. Your project must include the following components:
The evolution of supply chain models and strategies of Amazon over time. Discuss how the changes in supply chain are related to the change in corporate strategies and market needs of the business, and the concrete operational steps involved in the restructuring process (e.g., in managing inventory and capacity). Evaluate the efficiency and responsiveness of the current supply chain structure, and provide recommendations for future growth.
Examine and identify any problems and challenges, and prescribe a solution for improvement. The focus of this is to thoroughly explain the source of the problem/challenge in terms of the industry characteristics and the current status of the company, and provide practical solutions.
The report should be a minimum of 10 pages (1 inch margins, 12 point font, double spaced), followed by supporting materials in an appendix. A cover page, appendix, and works cited do NOT count toward the minimum page requirement. The text book and a minimum of 3 outside sources should be used in your project. Please use APA format for citations.
Grading criteria for the course project includes (i) innovativeness of ideas, (ii) breadth and depth of research (the quantity and quality of material you find concerning your topic), quality and depth of analysis, (iv) relevance to course materials, (v) quality of writing and presentation.