1. Outsourcing: Describe how outsourcing works. Why would a firm want to outsource? Have your experiences with outsourcing been positive? Negative?
2. Application: You’ve been asked to take five minutes or less to address a group of new but upward bound managers on the topic of Operations Management. What would you tell them and why would it be important?
3. Logistics Capabilities: How do firms go about planning and analyzing their logistics capabilities?