Supply Chain Strategy Case Study (Ford Motor) In this assignment, you will apply strategy concepts to a real-world supply chain relationship management case study. Review Case 2-3, “Ford Motor Company

Supply Chain Strategy Case Study (Ford Motor)

In this assignment, you will apply strategy concepts to a real-world supply chain relationship management case study.

Review Case 2-3, “Ford Motor Company: Align Business Framework,” on pages 41–43 of your Purchasing and Supply Management text.

Complete the following:

  • Write a 3–4-page paper addressing Tony’s challenges identified under “Finalizing the Plan.”
    • Describe Ford’s competitive strategy. Provide examples of its competitive strategy.
    • Compare and contrast the old and new contract and negotiation approaches.
    • Analyze the impact of Ford’s new supplier relationship approach on its competitive strategy.
    • Evaluate Ford’s new supplier relationship approach and how this new approach will improve relationships with suppliers.

As you complete your assignment, be sure your paper meets the following guidelines:

  • Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • APA formatting: All resources and citations should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting guidelines.
  • Length: 3–4 typed, double-spaced pages.
  • Font size and type: 10-point Arial.

Refer to the scoring guide for this assignment to ensure you meet the grading criteria. When your paper is complete, submit it to the assignment area.

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