Discuss the following topical questions. Be thorough in your response.
- Nine competitive priorities for success in the marketplace are discussed in Chapter 1. In detail, explain why a company should not necessarily try to excel in all of them. What determines the choice of competitive priorities that a company should emphasize for its key processes?
The nine Competitive Processes are as follows:
Cost:1-Low cost operationsQuality:2-Top quality3-Consistent qualityTime:4-Delivery speed5-On time delivery6-Development speedFlexibility:7-Customization8-Variety9-Volume flexibility
- At the end of Chapter 1, read the case study Chad’s Creative Concepts
- Answer the topical questions at the end of the case study
- Be thorough and complete in your responses