Week 5 Discussion 1
- “Fast Food Franchise” Please respond to the following:
- Choose two fast food franchises, such as McDonalds and Burger King, and examine their facility layouts. Compare and contrast both food franchises, and discuss the differences in their layouts.
- Evaluate how each of the layouts enhance or hinder productivity and the customer experience. Support your answer.
Week 5 Discussion 2
- “Evaluating Supply Chain Performance” Please respond to the following:
- From the e-Activity, choose a company that sells a service or a product. Evaluate its supply chain performance effectiveness in terms of responsiveness, technology, and customer-related measures.
- Determine at least three areas of effectiveness and three areas of deficiencies that can impact the competitive position of the company you chose in Part 1 of this discussion. Suggest ways the deficiencies can be improved. Provide at least two examples to support your answer.
Week 5 eActivity
- Use the Internet or the Strayer Library to research articles on service or product companies and their supply chain performance effectiveness. Be prepared to discuss.