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Supply Chain Management

Tri 2 2013/2014 Lai Kim Piew/Amirul Hafidz


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REQUIRED TEXT Main Texts:


Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman., and Manoj K. Malhotra Operations Management : Processes and Supply Chains Publisher : Pearson Education Edition : 10 (2012)

GRADING POLICY

Mid Term..20% INDIVIDUAL Assignment.30% Final Exam Written ...50%

COURSE ASSIGNMENTS

Individual Assignment. Written cases analysis and findings Mid-term Exam

Final Exam 1) Application Questions (require calculation) 4 questions


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COURSE ASSIGNMENT

INDIVIDUAL Assignment.

Individual Assignment

Student to select a TOPIC. The topic of choice must reflect the contemporary issue of Supply Chain Management (SCM) To pick the topic, student must make reference to the following links

Links to journal publishers


Go to http://vlib.mmu.edu.my/library/ In the menu bar, select DIGITAL LIBRARY, then choose Online Database Select the publisher - Emerald Intelligent Full-text

Links to journal publishers (..cont)

In the Emerald Publishers Website, look at the vertical bar on the LEFT. Go to the section Product Information, select for Journals select Emerald eJournals Once you have reached this level, several groups of database will appear on your screen.
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Links to journal publishers (..cont)

Because of the nature of how the grouping is made, you will find SCM topics scattered across the database. I mean a mixed categorization of journals that relate to SCM. For example, if you have decided to explore the topic Implication of RFID in SCM, in which is technology related, you can make reference to Industrial Management & Data Systems (in the Information & Knowledge Management Database)
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Links to journal publishers (..cont)

Likewise, if you want to do the topic Applicability of Six Sigma in SCM, in which is manufacturing related, you can make reference to list of journals in Operations, Logistics & Quality Database

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Criteria of good report

Student must produce a report that incorporates three main sections: 1) The definition of the topic must cite references applicable to SCM 2) Literature Review of the topic examples, RFID or Six Sigma 11

Criteria of good report

2) Literature Review of the topic examples, RFID or Six Sigma in details. Must summarize the following information in a table format A) Authors & Year of publication, Title of the manuscript B) Model or theory applied C) Nature of study quantitative or qualitative. Explain its variable, relationships and research methodology implications
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Criteria of good report

D) Briefly explain the research implication. 3) Examine the topic relatedness to SCM, from the perspectives a) potential implication to SCM practitioners b) implication to theory or model development c) potential barriers or limitation to SCM practitioners d) propose how the topic help retain competitiveness in business
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Criteria of good report

The student must thoroughly examine the topic. The criteria in the present slide are just the guideline. Student may add additional and relevant information when necessary.

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REQUIREMENTS FOR INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT

Report approximately 8,000 words excluding references, tables and charts. Due Date : 3RD JAN 2014 No handwritten work is allowed Top: 2.54 cm; Bottom: 2.54cm; Left: 2.54cm; Right: 2.54cm . Font size 12 point Font type : Times New Roman
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REQUIREMENTS FOR GROUP ASSIGNMENT 2

Reference all source using the Harvard / APA Referencing system Minimum of ten (10) different sources must be used in the preparation of your assignment and they should be listed in the List of References No marks for late submission
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REQUIREMENTS FOR GROUP ASSIGNMENT 2

Identical work, failure to cite sources shall be considered as a mean for cheating. No proper citations or references will be considered as a mean for neglecting. Plagarism rate must not exceed 10 percent.
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Delivering Styles

There are four options to consider when conducting class sessions. The four types of mode are: 1. Lecture or mini-lecture 2. Case study 3. Use of exercises 4. Combination of the above.
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