problem 1: Describe what a Centre-Led Action Network (CLAN) approach is and describe when it must be used by an organization.
problem 2: What action can a buyer take to lessen the benefits that a monopoly supplier will hold?
problem 3: Describe:
a) The necessary ingredients necessary to make a policy of partnership sourcing successful.
b) The typical problems that parties in a partnership sourcing relationship might face.
problem 4: Comment on the general trends considered to be impacting on the supply market.
problem 5: Set out the approach which you would adopt to recognize vulnerabilities.
problem 6: Analyze the different supplier selection methods.
problem 7: Set out what are generally considered to be the building blocks of a purchasing strategy.
problem 8: How might a buyer seek to condition a seller?