Globalization and the Value Chain

Instruction

Globalization and the Value Chain

The purpose of this assignment is for you to evaluate the impact of globalization on the value chain by applying elements from the Contemporary Value Chain model and additional decision-making factors.

Directions

Use the APA formatted Microsoft Word document template in Course Documents titled “Unit 4 Assignment Globalization”

Write an APA formatted 4-page paper, exclusive of the Title and References pages.

In your paper, address the following requirements using the directions included within the Unit 4 Assignment template.

Write your paper using third-person perspective (do not use first or second-person pronouns; (e.g., “I,” “me,” “you,” “we”).

In your paper, apply the 21 elements from the Contemporary Value Chain model, plus additional decision-making factors (all listed below) to evaluate the impact of globalization on a value chain. Here is the list of considerations that need to be addressed in the paper; all are related to the ultimate goal to earn customer value (includes customer delight and profitability). Within each element, describe what decisions may need to be made, for what reason, by whom, for what reason, and how the elements are interrelated.

 21 Value Chain Elements

Budgeting

Competitive advantage

Corporate social responsibility

Culture

Customer need

External resources

Financial

Goals

Idea generation

Information management

Infrastructure

Leadership

People – human resources

People – customers

People – shareholders

Political (external)

Political (internal)

Product development

Strategy

Supply chain management

Technological considerations.

Include a conclusion summarizing the paper’s content without introducing any new information.

Support your response’s content with at least three separate applied and cited references. Accepted sources are Library article(s) and your textbook. No other internet references are acceptable. Apply and cite no more than one referenced sentence per paragraph. Not every paragraph requires the use of a reference; originality is appreciated.

Grading Rubric

 Wrote an APA formatted 4-page paper, plus title page and references

page, using the first-person perspective.

Applied 21 elements of the value chain evaluating the impact of

globalization on the value chain.

Supported your response’s content with at least three applied and

cited references. Accepted resources are Library article(s) and the

textbook. No internet references are acceptable. Applied and cited no

more than one referenced sentence per paragraph.

Content demonstrated original thought and exhibited appropriate

judgments, conclusions, and assessment based on evaluation and

synthesis of information. 80%–85% of the paper’s content was written

in the student’s own words.

The content used good composition, grammar, punctuation,

capitalization and spelling, and included a conclusion summarizing the

paper without introducing any new information.