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Fundamentals of Information Systems

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Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337097536
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Fundamentals of Information Systems

9th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337097536
Chapter 1, Problem 8RQ
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What is the difference between a value chain and a supply chain?

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Give differences between a value chain and a supply chain.

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Value chain is a model developed by Michael Porter consisting of a set of activities to maximise efficiency by adding value to its products and to create competitive advantage over other companies. It consists of the following five primary activities:

(a) Inbound Logistics: This includes receiving raw materials, storing them in warehouses, and maintaining an inventory of the raw material that is available for production.

(b) Operations: These are the activities related to the process of converting the raw materials into finished products.

(c)Outbound Logistics: These are the activities required to deliver a finished product to the end users.

(d) Marketing and Sales: It is concerned with activities to create awareness for the product by advertising and to assist in the sales of the product to the consumers...

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