Global Sourcing Decision Case Study (Garland)
In this assignment, you will analyze sourcing alternatives and make a recommendation to management. You will consider potential risks and total cost of each alternative.
Review Case 5-2, “Garland Chocolates,” on pages 126–128 of your Purchasing and Supply Management text.
Complete the following:
Write a 3–4–page paper that addresses the following points:
Analyze Shanti’s two alternatives—whether to follow a global insourcing or outsourcing strategy. For each alternative, address the following:
What are the potential benefits and risks?
What are the mitigation strategies?
What are the total costs?
Make a clear recommendation to management about which alternative is the best one to select. Provide rationale that is based on your analysis.
As you complete your assignment, be sure your paper meets the following guidelines:
Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: All resources and citations should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting guidelines.
Length: 3–4 typed, double-spaced pages.
Font size and type: 10-point Arial.
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