Dell was established at 1983 and has created a business success in 1990s through supply chain innovation. Discuss and critically analyze the key factors of Dell’s supply chain innovation strategy regarding the theories.
Key points to address
•Examine the supply chain of Dell.
•Up to now there are several stages of Dell’s supply chain innovation (at least 2), what are Dell’s innovations in those stages and their implications to supply chain efficiency respectively.
•Apply supply chain concepts and theories to the case, e.g. JIT, Lean, Supply Chain Planning & Control, etc.
•Critically discuss Dell’s innovation to these concepts, e.g. vulnerability to supply chain risks.
Read and use relevant academic sources, company reports, the trade press and the business press, correctly referenced. Analysis of secondary data is very important so please do not simply reproduce other authors’ analyses of cases from academic sources. Please use diagrams, maps, photographs, tables and bullet-points to summarize and illustrate important points, and please reference the sources properly.
You are expected to produce a report detailing your findings.
The word limit for the piece of work is 1500 words with a standard 10% tolerance either way in line with University standards.
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