Global Supply Chain Management


Global Supply Chain Management

Reading List
Key Texts:
Heizer, Jay & Render, Barry (2014) Operations management: sustainability and supply chain management, 11th edition, Pearson
Krajewski et al (2013) Operations Management Process and Supply Chains, Pearson
Recommended reading (books):
Chopra and Meindl (2013) 5th Edition, Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation, Pea (2014) Global supply chain management: leveraging processes, measurements, and tools for strategic corporate advantage,McGraw-Hill

Periodicals– The following journals are indicative only – you will find that the library subscribes to a wide range of journals, with many available online.
Journal of Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management: An International Journal Chain Management Review
International Journal of Logistics Management of Business Logistics
Internet sources – the resources included below provide you with an indication of the wealth of information available online. As you discover additional useful resources, please email the teaching team and we will continue to develop a valuable resource together.



Task 2

Module Title: Global Supply Chain Management
Assessment Title: Individual assignment
Individual/Group: Individual
Weighting: 75%
Submission Date:


Instructions To Students For Submission Of This Coursework

Task Details:
You are required to “Critically analyse practices in managing a global supply chain of firms (at least three) in your home country”.
Three different theories of three firms (cases) in CHINA.
Such Lenovo, Huawei, BYD, Alibaba, Haier and so on

Particular instructions to students:

The assignment is to be about 3200 word long report.

Weighted Assessment Criteria:
Your task will be graded against the following weighted criteria

Study Skills Support
University support for English academic writing skills


Feedback & Feed-forward Strategy and how students can access their Feedback

Oral feed-forward feedback will be given on the date of group presentation; this will assist students in writing their final individual report.
Written feedback will be emailed to students three week after presentation.