Short paper “How do Lean, Agile, and “Leagile” Supply Chain Strategies Compare?”

Read this article (http://www.scdigest.com/assets/NewsViews/06-08-31-2.cfm) that shows how lean and agile strategies can be combined for a supply chain, and then answer each of the following questions in 6–10 sentences. Provide critical assessment based on the above article, text readings, scholarly research, and personal experience. Cite your resources using APA format.

1.     What are the similarities and differences between lean and agile supply chain strategies?

2.      Explain how manufacturing has evolved.

3.      What is mass customization? Give examples.

4.      How does a leagile supply chain work?

5.      Explain how a lean strategy can work for a service firm (for example, American Express).

Guidelines: Short papers should use double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Sources should be cited according to a discipline-appropriate citation method. Page-length requirements 2–4 pages.