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31 Jul 2014

Demand and Supply: Case study

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Demand is the quantity of products or services a buyer is willing to buy at a certain price. On the other hand, supply is the amount of goods or services that a certain market is willing to supply at a certain price. The relationship between supply and demand is...

29 Sep 2010

Capitalism, planned economies and the concept of supply and demand

Worksheets - 1 pages - Economy general

Capitalism is characterized by a private enterprise system contrary to a planned economy which is based on the collective or governmental ownership by the means of production, that is to say that all the enterprises in the country are public. Capitalism is theoretically based on a pure and...

20 Apr 2010

An integrated coordination model for a supply chain dealing with short life-cycle products operating under stock dependent demand

Thesis - 5 pages - Management

The market demand of any product is generally influenced by quality, warranty, service, advertisement and sales promotion. Apart from these factors, the amount of stock displayed will also significantly influence the sales at retail level. Though, many inventory models have been developed...

16 Jan 2009

Microeconomics, main concepts for an economy study: capital formation, production, consumption, employment, credit multiplier, money demand, money supply, prime rate, Keynesian transmission mechanism, exports, imports and government expenditures

Essay - 7 pages - Economy general

Financial investment and interest rates have a positive relationship. Financial investment represents investment in bonds or shares or money saving in the bank. If the interest rate increases, the return of investment will be better. You will get more return on shares (or bonds) and earn more...

11 Apr 2024

Analysis "OM/SCM in the news" Operations/supply chain management of Tesla Company

Case study - 2 pages - Logistics

The first article focuses on the importance of using the lithium battery in the automotive sector. This battery represents a great alternative to the use of diesel fuel. The essential component of this battery is the lithium is qualified by the "new gasoil". Consumption demand for this...

28 Jul 2021

The Impact of the Demand Planning Process on the Company's Performance

Case study - 17 pages - Business strategy

All manufacturing organizations across all industries face a common problem of balancing supply and demand. This problem is further accentuated in the context of fast-moving consumer goods organizations due to the high demand for product availability. With much research on...

19 May 2022

Sustainable cocoa sourcing strategies and supply chain - Mondelez International Inc.

Tutorials/exercises - 8 pages - Foreign markets

Mondelez International Inc., the largest chocolate manufacturer in the world and in Europe has committed to cover 100% of its cocoa supply chain with its Cocoa Life Program by 2025 while investing at the same time $400 million in it. This program for sustainable cocoa sourcing is...

25 Sep 2023

Brittany Ferries and the Supply Management in Innovation

Case study - 14 pages - Business strategy

Brittany Ferries is a French shipping company founded by Alexis Gourvennec in 1972. This company aims to transport passengers and vehicles between Brittany, Normandy, southern England, Ireland and Spain by boat. The company had a turnover of €441,810,800 in 2018 and currently owns 11 ships,...

21 Nov 2014

Supply Chain in Dell

Case study - 5 pages - Business strategy

Engaging in active management of the supply chain is fundamental to realize success given the dynamism facing organizations from the contemporary business environment. Although emphasizing on efficient supply chains allows Dell to orchestrate its direct-selling and build-to-order...

29 Oct 2014

Supply Chain Management in Aerospace Industry

Case study - 16 pages - Educational studies

The uncertainty characterizing growth opportunities in the global economy mandates the aerospace organizations to shift focus towards improving their visibility in the supply chains. Contrary to serial identity implied by a chain, the reality in the aerospace today demonstrates a network...

23 Jan 2015

Energy Demand and Population Growth

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

The key drivers of the demand for energy around the world include growth in population and the economy. Estimates reveal that the entire population of the world will grow 1.3 billion people from 2011 to 2030. Additionally, the real income of people will be expected to double...

13 Nov 2014

Transport Information Technology in supply chain

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Supply chain management is the active management of the activities related to the supply chain to increase customer value and satisfaction and achieve competitive advantage (Robert, Jan 2011). Transportation is one of the components of supply chain. Information technology is...

03 Sep 2014

Supply Chain Management in TeaJava

Case study - 2 pages - Management

Effective management is necessary for the success of a business. This is because the current business environment is large with massive competition and rivalry from other entrepreneurs. Supply chain management reflects efficient management of a business network that is involved in...

11 Feb 2016

Information technology benefits in e-supply chain coordination

Essay - 4 pages - Business strategy

Information technology (IT) has enhanced Improvement of the customers' services. Fast services to the customers get enhanced resulting to customers' satisfactions leading to more sales thus high profit. IT reduces the time cycle right from the acquisition of the inventories to the distribution...

15 Jan 2009

Global Logistics: Ikea's global supply chain model

Essay - 17 pages - Logistics

The decisions regarding the supply chain design highly depends of the kind of products or services a company is dealing with. Issues such as the sourcing location or the distribution method will be affected by a whole range of requirements given by the nature of the products. In the first...

28 Apr 2009

Supply chain management, concept and its uses

Tutorials/exercises - 40 pages - Business strategy

Supply Chain Management has dominated our lives, our thinking and our actions for almost half a decade now. From logistics to materials management to supply chain management, the evolution has been slow and stead. The decade of the 90's has been the most turbulent leading to...

07 Apr 2010

Integrating supply chain management and strategic management: The basis for analysis of the grain industry

Thesis - 6 pages - Management

The observed corporate changes in many supply chains in Australia suggest that instability rather than stability is a consistent pattern in corporate supply chain relationships. This observation should not be surprising given the dynamic impacts of competitive strategy and has been...

01 Apr 2009

Managing the global supply chain: A risk measurement perspective

Dissertation - 43 pages - Management

The end of the last millennium and the beginning of the new millennium has seen supply chain management emerge as a new management paradigm and a source of competitive advantage. This is especially true in a global marketplace where "getting the right goods at the right place at the right...

29 Sep 2010

Supply chain management

Dissertation - 26 pages - Management

Every organization with a service or manufacturing entity needs a robust supply chain management in order to gain and maintain a competitive advantage within supply chain alliances and partnerships. An independent firm on its own may not have all the resources to match its...

23 Nov 2010

Applied Memory: The Role of Strategic Outsourcing in Supply Chain Management

Thesis - 45 pages - Logistics

The current political and economic scenario presents tremendous opportunity for companies to benefit from a higher growth potential in international markets due to economic globalization and hyper-liberalization of trade. World trade has multiplied through a series of economic agreements and...

12 Jan 2009

Short-run and long-run aggregate supply - published: 12/01/2009

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

One of the goals of economists is to try to predict the changes in the state of the UK economy. Thus they are interested in the economic growth -given by the growth of potential GDP-, the inflation and business cycle fluctuations. The Aggregate Supply - Aggregate Demand model...

09 May 2009

Developing a supply chain for the service industry

Dissertation - 41 pages - Management

Historically we have moved from physical distribution to logistics management to supply chain management. The major difference seems to be that supply chain management is the preferred name for the actualization of “integrated logistics”. With IT (Information Technology)...

29 Sep 2010

Short-run and long-run aggregate supply

Essay - 8 pages - Economy general

One of the salient features of this document is to distinguish between the short-run and long-run aggregate supply curves and explain why they are important for the definition of a macroeconomic equilibrium. The Aggregate Demand model tries to examine the effects on the real GDP and...

16 Jan 2009

Improving the most important logistics- Changing the supply chain of International Federation of Red Cross Red crescent Societies (IFRC)

Essay - 7 pages - Logistics

Logistics management is “that part of the supply chain process that plans, implements and controls the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption in order to meet customers' requirements”....

05 Apr 2010

The mediator effect of supply chain agility on firm performance

Thesis - 9 pages - Management

While it is generally acknowledged that an organization's supply chain agility is crucial to its competitive advantage, the impact of agility on firm performance has not been adequately researched. This research uses structural equation modeling to examine the effect of supply chain...

15 May 2009

The implications of the operations of the banking sector on money supply

Thesis - 8 pages - Finance

The UK banking sector plays a crucial role in determining not only the amount of money in circulation in the economy but also the form that it takes (e.g. fiat money or current/deposit account holdings available to be given by the banks as loans). These aspects of the monetary policy can, in...

05 Apr 2010

The relationships among information sharing, process integration and supply chain responsiveness

Thesis - 5 pages - Management

How to survive and develop in this hyper competitive environment has become a major concern for many companies. To deal with the increasing uncertainty, manufacturers need to respond the customer demands quickly. But manufacturers can not improve supply chain responsiveness by...

29 Sep 2010

Define and explain the concept of an income elasticity of demand for a product

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Would you expect the income elasticity for potatoes and DVDs to be large or small? If the supply of oil is price inelastic in the short term, what would you expect the impact of an outwards shift in the demand for oil to be? What might happen in such a situation in the long term? In...

29 Sep 2010

A revolution in supply chain management? The potential offered by e-business systems

Essay - 5 pages - Management

An e-supply chain is the flow of materials, information, money, and services from raw material suppliers through factories and warehouses to the end customers. A supply chain also includes the organizations and processes that create and deliver products, information, and services to...

17 Jul 2014

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Case study - 4 pages - Management

In the below case study we are going to explore the operational criteria of an international food supply chain's new store opening near Sydney, Australia. It is crucial to plan the market entry and store layout correctly, and although the supermarket chain we have selected for the study...