Master of Business Administration (MBA) Examination

III Semester

Strategic Materials and Supply Chain Management

Time : 3 Hours]                                                                                               [Max. Marks : 80

1.      Define materials management and its importance.

2.      Define SCM integration and discuss the four stages of Steven's model of supply chain integration. Also, describe the strategies involved in SCM integration.

3.      What do you understand by bullwhip effect? Define its causes and re-medial measures. Write short note on: a) Value Analysis b) Vendor Analysis.

4.      Explain in brief strategic Outsourcing and strategic alliances.

5.         What is the importance of information technology