Supply Chain and Operation Management
Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements
Within the scope of supply chain and operations management, choose one topic that you are most interested in. Write an essay to discuss this topic in-depth.
Topics: operations management, operations performance, operation strategy, performance evaluation, process design, service/products design, supply chain network design, supply chain management.
Your essay is required to include:
1) a critical literature review of the topic of your choice. The literature review will provide a summary of recent research conducted in your topic area. Try to identify the main theories and latest development in the area and critically review their findings.
2) a case study. Use a case of real business to discuss how the theories in your topic area can be applied to the case.
The essay should be written following a logical structure, with an introduction section at the beginning and a summary/conclusion section at the end, followed by references (compulsory) and appendix (optional). You should ensure the information acquired from various sources are critically evaluated and appropriately referenced.
Presenting Assignments for Marking
The essay must be professionally presented and appropriately referenced using the Harvard system of referencing.
Assignments must be presented in the following format:
Word-processed in Arial font, 12 pitch and double-spaced.
Margins must be as follows: Top; 1.0 inch (2.5cm), Bottom; 1.0 inch (2.5 cm), Left;
1.25 inches (3.2 cm), Right; 1.25 inches (3.2 cm).
All pages must be numbered in the top right-hand corner.
All tables and figures must be labelled.
Table of contents
-Definition of key term
-Reasons of choosing the case study and the relevance of case study
Concepts and applicability
-Definition of concept
-Explain the definition