Learning Plan 6
Graded Assignment: Boeing
Read the profile of Boeing and the company’s 787 Dreamliner found in your textbook. This profile serves as an excellent example of how a company used an infrastructure change to improve its supply chain. In making this improvement, which of the five ways of implementing an infrastructure change, identified in section 10.6 of your text, did Boeing employ? Do a little research on your own to identify a company that has used the second main approach (i.e., a structural change) commonly employed by organizations to improve their supply chains. Write a brief profile of the company you’ve selected following the pattern of the Boeing profile you’ve just examined. The profile should be one to two pages in length. Submit this profile assignment to your instructor via the dropbox "LP6 Assignment: Boeing." This assignment is worth 100 points and will be graded according to the following scale. Scoring Guide: Boeing (100 Points)
| Work meets or exceeds criterion.
| Work meets criterion with minor errors.
| Work reflects an understanding of criterion with minor misunderstandings/misconceptions.
| Criterion partially met, but one or more important concepts/skills are missing or flawed.
| Work reflects an attempt to meet criterion, but significant misunderstandings/misconceptions are apparent.
| Criterion not met or work is absent.
| The student discussed which of the five ways of implementing an infrastructure change Boeing employed.
| The student identified a company that has used the second main approach (i.e., a structural change) commonly employed by organizations to improve their supply chains.
| The student wrote a brief profile of the chosen company.
| The student followed the pattern of the Boeing profile.
| The assignment was submitted on time and was grammatically correct.
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