Details: Choose an organization delivering goods and/or services globally. Provide a background of the organization and fully describe six components of the ortheanization's supply chain. Examine the potential problems related to each of the components described and explain the approaches of the organization for solving the problems.
Write a 4–5 page report that: addresses the concerns the following functions might have about this proposed change:
•Addresses the importance of quality management and measurement within the global context
•Construct control charts to compare global operational processes of the chosen organizations
Would implementing an enterprise resource planning system help streamline operations and achieve efficiencies between operating departments? What major concerns need to be addressed?
Present your findings as a 4-5 pages Word document formatted in APA style.
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Global Operations Management
Selected Organization: Wal-Mart
Walmart Corporation forms one of the best examples of organization that deliver services and goods all around the globe. It was founded in 1962, with the opening of the first Walmart discount store in Rogers, Ark. The company incorporated as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., on Oct. 31, 1969. The company's shares began trading on OTC markets in 1970 and were listed on the New York Stock Exchange two years later. Walmart serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 9029 retail units under 60 different banners in 15 countries. According to data collected in year 2010, it has sales of $405 billion and employs almost 2.1 million associates worldwide. The reason that Walmart has been able to survive for so long amid increasing competition is because of its extremely efficient operations and supply chain management practices.
// Describe six components of the organization's supply chain//
Supply Chain Management is usually defined as the integrative planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing and procurement, conversion, and all logistics management activities. Supply chain management also includes coordination and collaboration with channel partners, which can be suppliers, third-party service providers, intermediaries, and the customers.
It is a process of managing all business activities related to the supply chain in order to increase the value of customers and shareholders through optimizing the distribution of goods and services on time to the customers.
Supply chain management in any organization has several components. Usually these components are common across multiple organizations operating in the same sector. The major components of an efficient supply chain are - production, transportation, inventory management, supply, location & Market analysis/information
Production refers to the process of creation of goods. This step is one of the most important steps in the overal