Master of Business Administration (MBA) Examination

III Semester

Strategic Materials and Supply Chain Management

Time : 3 Hours]                                                                                               [Max. Marks : 80

1.      What are the objectives of codification, standardization and simplification? How does standardization lead to variety reduction? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Standardization.

2.      What is supply chain management? What are the factor affecting distributions in supply chain management?

3.      Discuss the role of network in SCM and the factor effecting network design?

4.      In the IT based supply chain management, what are the criteria be recommended to measure the performance of manufacturing organization? Explain the merits and demerits of your recommendations.

5.      Write short note on :

Retailer- Supplier partnerships.