How Inventory Decisions Affect Other Areas of the Supply Chain


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Which of these is most like the bullwhip effect?

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1. What happens to problems as they emerge according to the bullwhip effect?

2. Which of these is most similar to a pull supply chain?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help test your knowledge of how inventory decisions affect other areas of the supply chain. Some topics you will be quizzed over include the bullwhip effect and a pull supply chain.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these tools, you can see what you know about:

  • How materials handling and packaging affect the supply chain
  • Something subject to a push supply chain
  • The bullwhip effect
  • Something similar to a pull supply chain

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about different types of supply chains and interpret them correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained what a bullwhip effect looks like
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on inventory decisions and supply chains

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more, check out the accompanying lesson called How Inventory Decisions Affect Other Areas of the Supply Chain. This lesson can help you:

  • Review characteristics of the bullwhip effect
  • Determine what inventory positioning is
  • Compare and contrast a pull supply chain and a push supply chain