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Purchasing and Supply Chain Manage...

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Robert M. Monczka + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285869681
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Purchasing and Supply Chain Manage...

6th Edition
Robert M. Monczka + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285869681

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Section
Chapter 5, Problem 1DQ
Textbook Problem

Do you feel that choosing an organizational design is simple? If so, explain why firms would change their supply management organization structure.

Expert Solution
Summary Introduction

To discuss: Whether choosing an organizational design is simple.

Introduction: Supply management is the process of managing the suppliers and raw materials or resources that are essential for the organization’s operations.

Explanation of Solution

Discuss whether choosing an organizational design is simple:

According to Person X, choosing an organizational design is not simple. It must be chosen carefully, as it needs to include the goals and objectives of an organization. It must be chosen by considering the factors such as size of the firm, type of firm, and mission of the firm. For each kind of firm, the organizational design or structure would differ.

The organization design of the firm should reflect the goal of an organization, the management style of the firm, and the framework of the company. Understanding the needs of the business is necessary to choose the organizational structure.

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