Discuss the categories of conflict typically experienced in project planning. Discuss how the project manager’s communication with stakeholders may help or hinder project conflicts.
Review the Case Example 1 that is attached and identify risks that could negatively impact the purchase of the desired car, the impact of those risks on the procurement of the car, and how each of the identified risks could be mitigated or avoided. Describe the value of risk identification and planning to the success of a project.
For the term paper, you are required to pick a current economic topic that relates to the material we have covered or will cover in this course. You will research and find an article that covers the topic you have chosen. You can use an article online or offline from any reputable source. You will write up a review of the article and integrate course concepts into your review. Please make sure you both summarize the article and discuss how it relates to the course.
Complete this essay in a Microsoft Word document in APA format. Your work will automatically be submitted to Turnitin for plagiarism review. Please note that a minimum of 1500 words for your essay is required.
Now you are required to pick a product or service you use in your everyday life and describe the market for this product. Please make sure to address the following questions:
1. What factors influence the demand for this product? What factors influence the supply of this product?
2.How have these changes in supply and demand affected the equilibrium price of this product?
3.Do you anticipate any changes to the demand and/or supply of this product in the near future? If so, what is driving these changes?
You are a U.S. entrepreneur and have decided to haul used Christmas trees from the southern states back up north after Christmas, instead of sending your trucks back empty. After all, more people rely on burning wood to keep warm in New Hampshire than in North Carolina. Is it legal in Manchester, NH for unlicensed individuals to sell used Christmas trees as fuel for wood-burning furnaces and stoves after January 1st of any year? Would this same activity be legal in the city or county in which you live? Provide the section number of the applicable Manchester business regulation. In your post, discuss why it is important for a procurement officer to understand that the “way it is done here” is not necessarily the same way it is done somewhere else. Use another example of the importance of complying with local laws (provide a link if appropriate) to illustrate your points.
Discuss the elements that should be included in the project charter. What critical role does the charter play in a project?
Instructions for the Article Review
Locate a peer-reviewed article (related to the course content) published within the last 12 months in a peer-reviewed journal from the online library, then present at least a 15 (title and reference slides do not count) slide power point presentation assessment comprising of a precise and critical evaluation. Do not summarize the article. Evaluate the information presented in the article. Use bulletized statements on your slides and then put within the notes what you would say as if you were presenting the article to the class. Remember the reader would not see the notes section so your slides need to have the proper title of what the slides is going to discuss. Refer the the attached rubrics. When completing this assignment follow the slide titles as they appear below or within the grading rubrics. This are the slides with the titles and information that we are looking for. Please review and asked any questions your have before your turn in.
Title slide – with the standard title page information
Introductory Slide — Discuss the author’s thesis. Include article and author name in this paragraph. -1 slide
The Facts – discuss three important facts the author uses to support thesis. – 3 slides
Explain or correlate the facts with facts from course content. – another 3 slides or put in the facts from the article slides
Use in text citation from course reading to show connections to this article.
Evaluate the resources provided with the article. – 1 slide
Are their resources provided with the article? Are they recent? – 1 to 2 slides
Strengths /Weaknesses/Discussion to the profession – Describe the strengths of the information presented as it applies to the professions. Critically evaluate the information in the article. – up to 3 slides
Is there bias or faulty reasoning? Evaluate the information for truth. – 1 to 2 slides
Bring in outside sources to support your analysis and review. – 1 slide
What are others saying about the same topic? – 1 slide
You must support claims of both fact and faulty reasoning. – 1 slide
Conclusions – Provide concluding remarks regarding your review/evaluation of the article. – 1 slide
APA 7th edition formatting, in-text citations and referencing will be needed for more than one reference.
This assignment has many benefits. First, it requires a search of indexing and abstracting databases from the online library to find an article that meets the specified criteria (must be related to the course content). It also emphasizes what a scholarly article is; to discern between scholarly and non-scholarly writing; to condense someone else’s lengthy argument into a concise report; to think critically about what has been read by assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the research; and, thus, to become participants in the discussions regarding the Supply Chain and Logistics profession.