Discussion 1. Business and Government Relations
Discuss the main reasons why a business should or should not be involved in political discussions or take a political stand.
Discussion 2. “Fast Food Franchise”
- Choose two fast food franchises, such as McDonalds and Burger King, and examine their facility layouts. Compare and contrast both food franchises, and discuss the differences in their layouts.
- Evaluate how each of the layouts enhance or hinder productivity and the customer experience. Support your answer
Discussion 3. “Evaluating Supply Chain Performance”
- Choose a company that sells a service or a product. Evaluate its supply chain performance effectiveness in terms of responsiveness, technology, and customer-related measures.
- Determine at least three areas of effectiveness and three areas of deficiencies that can impact the competitive position of the company you chose in Part 1 of this discussion. Suggest ways the deficiencies can be improved. Provide at least two examples to support your answer.