Read Case 2: AMD Construction from the following text:REQUIRED TEXT (Benton, W. C. Jr. (2010). Purchasing & supply chain management, 2nd ed. New York, McGraw-Hill Irwin) and answer the following questions in a 2-4 page, APA formatted paper.
·Discuss the various steps in the capital equipment acquisition process.
·Develop a comprehensive analysis of the negotiations between Jane Axle and Tom Reed. (Provide a chart to show financial impacts.)
·What is your assessment of the negotiations process, given what you have studied? What are your recommendations for Mr. Reed?
You must justify your conclusions.
Suggestion of format for analysis:
CAT-1 machine - Lease
Operating cost (without operators)
Depreciation (straight line) 4 months
Lease Expense 4 Months
Interest expense at 8% for 4 months
Salvage Value after 3 years
Discusses the various steps in the capital equipment acquisition process.
Develops a comprehensive analysis of the negotiations between Jane Axle and Tom Reed. (Provides a chart to show financial impacts.)
Assesses the negotiations process, providing recommendations for Mr. Reed.
The content is well organized and presented in a clear manner.
Sentences are complete, clear and concise.
The assignment is 2-4 pages, double-spaced and in APA format.
The assignment includes a cover page that includes:
− Title of paper
− Student’s name
− Course name and number
− Instructor’s name
− Date submitted
The assignment includes, on the final page, a list of references that is completed according to APA style as outlined in the approved style guide.