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Reinventing the Supply Chain Life Cycle, Student Workbook by Stephen B. LeGrand, Marc J. Schniederjans

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13. Strategic Planning in Outsourcing

Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, you should be able to

• Describe common types of outsourcing projects.

• Describe typical outsourcing agreement specifications.

• Explain the relationship of supply chain strategic planning and the outsourcing process.

• Describe various risks associated with an outsourcing process.

• Describe and give examples of international or global risk factor categories in outsourcing.

• Explain the potential benefits of outsourcing for lean supply chains.

• Explain the relationship of outsourcing roles and benefits to supply chain life cycle planning.

• Explain the relationship between areas of labor and social concern in the development of a code of conduct.

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