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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

Among the three functional entities (marketing, finance, and logistics) shown in Figure 10.1 (pg. 359), what goal conflicts could exist, and how might this affect the results of the OE/S process?

Summary Introduction

To explain: The possible goal conflicts that could exist affecting the results of the OE/S process.

Introduction:

OE/S process:

It is known as the order entry/sales process. It describes the first four steps of the order-to-cash process.

Explanation

The possible goal conflicts that could exist affecting the results of the OE/S process:

Marketing vs. logistics:

The sales department might require speedy delivery of the products. This will, in turn, pressurize the shipping department to make the shipment move faster resulting in the possible inaccurate processing of shipments.

The marketing department might plan additional promotions without providing adequate time for the warehouse and shipping personnel to schedule extra personnel to carry out the increased sales volume...

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