Using the same manufacturing company you selected for the Week Two Assignment, address the following points:
- Identify a strategic alliance your chosen company has formed and discuss how three to four of the issues from the following list have been addressed by the alliance:
- Adding value to products
- Improving market access
- Strengthening operations
- Adding technological strength
- Enhancing strategic growth
- Enhancing organizational skills
- Building financial strength
- It is common for a strategic alliance to be formed with a third party logistics provider (3PL). Describe three to four benefits that may be realized from such an alliance.
The Strategic Alliances paper:
- Must be four to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text and the Forbes web site.
- The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
- Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.