How can the company maintain its competitive advantage

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Assessment: Case Study 2300 - 2500 word report

Purpose:

To allow students to begin to apply the knowledge and skills of the subject to a real world example. This assessment supports and relates to Learning Outcomes a, b,c and e found in the Subject Outline.

Topic:

Students are required to choose a case study located at the end of a chapter from the set text. You may choose any case study. Mangan, J,. & Lalwani, C,. (2016) Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3rd ed . Cornwall: Wiley
Task Details:

After selecting and reading a case study of your choice (found in the set text), prepare a 2300 - 2500 word report, executive summary (not compulsory), table of contents, body (sub headings of questions answered, conclusions and recommendations, analysing the issues in the case. Identify logistics management strategies that enabled the company to become successful or otherwise, as it could be an example of a failed company. You should also consider the questions which appear in a text box and labelled "QUESTIONS" located near the case study. The questions are relevant to the case study and you may incorporate answering them into your report.

In your report you need to consider:

1. The fundamental reasons for success, with a comparison to another successful and an unsuccessful company?

2. How can the company maintain its competitive advantage?

3. Could this be suitable for other companies and if so explain why, if not explain why?

4. Discuss the concept of sustainability and its relevance to the company featured in the case study

Research

Students need to support their analysis with reference from the text and a minimum of eight (8) suitable, reliable, current and academically acceptable sources - check with your tutor if unsure of the validity of sources.

Those seeking Credit or above grades should support their analysis with an increased number of reference sources. As a guide 12 for credit and 15 for Distinction. This implies evidence of research is found within your work not merely the cutting and pasting of references to pad out the submission.

Sources such as Wiki..., scribed.com, docstore.com, etc. are not considered acceptable sources and should not be used - reliance on such sources will result in a Fail grade.

Presentation:

Report format - 2300 - 2500 word Word.doc or Word.docx (word count applies to content only, not title page, executive summary, table of contents and reference list).

Responses should have a title page attached reflecting the content and the author, executive summary (not compulsory), table of contents, introduction, suitable headings and sub-headings to cover the relevant content and elements of analysis, conclusion, recommendations, reference list/bibliography, appendices (if relevant).

NOTE:

Harvard referencing (Anglia version) is to be used.

Attachment:- Example.rar

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The paper is about to write few answers which depend on a case study. The case study is about Factory Gate Pricing. Then it responded to the question of fundamental reasons for success on which a company's success and unsuccess depends. Then it asked to reply on how to Maintain Competitive Advantage of the Organization. Next was to write on the sustainability of FGP and its relevance of UK based company. Finally, it gave few recommendations.

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Marks will be awarded according to the Marking Rubric found on page 10 of the Subject Outline. The assignment marks are out of a possible 20 marks. All submissions must be lodged to Turnitin where they will be graded. Resubmissions will only be allowed if a serious attempt to complete the assignment has been undertaken. In the interests of academic support all students undertaking this first assignment in this subject only will be allowed a resubmission and due within 10 working days of the date the grades are released. It is anticipated that students who resubmit would seek guidance from the academic support team in the EDC sessions. Resubmissions, after reworking will maintain a maximum (whole number) mark located within the grade/band that the original submission was graded at.

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9/4/2017 7:25:30 AM

Report format – 2300 - 2500 word Word.doc or Word.docx (word count applies to content only, not title page, executive summary, table of contents and reference list). Responses should have a title page attached reflecting the content and the author, executive summary (not compulsory), table of contents, introduction, suitable headings and sub-headings to cover the relevant content and elements of analysis, conclusion, recommendations, reference list/bibliography, appendices (if relevant).

len1626454

9/4/2017 7:25:24 AM

Students need to support their analysis with reference from the text and a minimum of eight (8) suitable, reliable, current and academically acceptable sources – check with your tutor if unsure of the validity of sources. Those seeking Credit or above grades should support their analysis with an increased number of reference sources. As a guide 12 for credit and 15 for Distinction. This implies evidence of research is found within your work not merely the cutting and pasting of references to pad out the submission. Sources such as Wiki…, scribed.com, docstore.com, etc. are not considered acceptable sources and should not be used – reliance on such sources will result in a Fail grade.

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