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Supply Chain Management in the Business, Supplier & Customer Network

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What does SCM stand for?

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1. A cell phone assembler is planning the size of its production run for the upcoming holiday season. To produce the right number of phones, they should first look at the _____.

2. The purchasing manager of a cell phone assembler wants to know how many of each type of phone will be produced this month. To find this information, he should look at the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to assess your knowledge of the supply chain management process. To pass the quiz, you will need to be familiar with the stages and goals of this process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment tools will check your knowledge of:

  • What SCM stands for
  • The typical activities of supply chain management
  • The concerns of supply chain management
  • Goals of supply chain management
  • The most common industrial sector in which supply chain management is seen

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet contain questions that allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the details of a supply chain management system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the goals of supply chain management
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about supply chain management activities and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Enhance your knowledge of this process with the lesson called Supply Chain Management in the Business, Supplier & Customer Network. You should be able to do the following after studying the material:

  • Use an example to illustrate what supply chain management does
  • Define supply chain management
  • Identify the goals of supply chain management
  • Explain each activity that comprises the supply chain management process
  • Note the importance of supply chain management and what might happen to an organization without it
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