Use your Purchasing and Supply Management text to read Chapter 13, “Supplier Evaluation and Supplier Relationships,” pages 365–383.
Use the Capella library to complete the following:
- Haffer, R. (2018). Supply chain performance measurement system of logistics service providers: A conceptual framework and research agenda. Business Ethics in Modern Management, pp 85–108.
Independent Literature Search
Using the Capella library and the Internet, conduct a search for a strategic partnership in an industry of interest to you. For example, you could look at the long-running Ford and Mazda strategic and product development partnership. You will use these articles to complete the first discussion in this unit, Supplier Evaluation.Supplier Evaluation
Using the articles you found on a strategic partnership in this unit’s study, evaluate the benefits and costs of such partnerships. In your evaluation, define or establish partnerships. Be sure to provide context for the example you present, along with benefits and costs.
Respond to the posts of at least two other learners. Your responses are expected to be substantive in nature and reference the assigned readings, as well as other theoretical, empirical, or professional literature to support your views and writings.
Use the following suggestions to create your response post:
- How well does your peer consider the facts and information?
- Are there additional pieces of information he or she should consider?
- What were the similarities and differences in your post?