problem 1: Describe the steps comprised in developing a supply positioning analysis.
problem 2: Describe the significance of Pareto analysis for a buying organization.
problem 3: Differentiate between upstream and downstream management in the procurement cycle. Support your answer with a proper diagram.
problem 4: A make or buy decision will be based on a number of perspectives. Illustrate this statement.
a) What do you mean by the term cartel?
b) What signs might point out the presence of a cartel?
a) What do you mean by partnership sourcing?
b) Why should organizations develop partnership sourcing?
problem 7: What overall indicators could be employed to measure the effectiveness of the purchasing function?
problem 8: Describe the concept of the procurement marketing.