B6512 ARGOSY The Implications Of Outsourcing And A Global Supply Chain

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Assignment 1: Discussion—The Implications of Outsourcing and a Global Supply Chain

By outsourcing overseas, a company can reduce costs but must also take certain risks. Global supply chains are exposed to more risk today than ever before.

Use your module readings, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet to research the risks present in developing a global supply chain.

Then, respond to the following:

  • Why is it important to consider uncertainty when evaluating supply chain design decisions?
  • What are the major sources of uncertainty that can affect global supply chain decisions? Consider the financial, logistic, political, natural, cultural, and technological sources of uncertainty in your response.
  • Explain the economic and social costs of deciding to move production overseas.

By the due date assigned, post your response to the Discussion Area. Through the end of the module, review and comment on at least two peers' responses.

Write your initial response in 300–500 words. Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation

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Running head: GLOBAL BUSINESS

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The Implications of Outsourcing and a Global Supply Chain
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GLOBAL BUSINESS

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Why is it essential to consider uncertainty when evaluating supply chain design
decisions?

Uncertainty is the state of being unsure of any given aspect, and it is a very significant
aspect to consider due to elements such as the bearing of trade and the changing values of
currencies. The two elements are essential since they have the ability to change the state of any
supply chain. Additionally, the stability of fi...

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