BUS 644 Week 3 Assignment, Outsourcing Vs Insourcing
This paper will discuss advantages and disadvantages of Outsourcing manufacturing and service input. While outsourcing manufacturing and services from the United States to Asia and other areas has been occurring robustly since the 1980s, there is a currently growing trend in companies within the United States to rethink the outsourcing of intake. This paper will also discuss that trend……….Continued (07 Pages with References)
BUS644 Week 3 Discussion 1, Suppliers
Should a firm attempt to have fewer or more suppliers? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each approach?
BUS 644 Week 3 Discussion 2, Forecasting Methods
Read Problem 6 in Chapter 6 of your textbook. Calculate and answer parts a through d. Include all calculations and spreadsheets in your post. Explain why the moving average method was used instead of another forecasting method. What might be another forecasting method that could prove to be just as useful?