(a) Discuss and describe briefly the major key tasks of a typical strategy process.
(b) Describe the significance of strategic tools that might assist to carry out each task.
Many academics and practitioners have dissimilar views on what strategy really means.
(a) Discuss two definitions of strategy from dissimilar thinkers/ authors.
(b) Define and recognize three different levels of strategy.
Using Kraljic’s purchasing portfolio matrix, discuss and describe how you might develop sourcing strategies for the organisation that is known to you.
(a) What do you understand by the term strategic alignment?
(b) Describe the significance of strategic alignment between supply chain and corporate strategies.