Answered By: Dominique Winn Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017 Views: 3
1. Value chain, supply chain discussion on Bentley library guide on operations analysis
Use the keywords associated with part of the value chain you need:
a) shipping, receiving, warehousing and inventory management of raw materials. Sample search = [underarmour] AND warehousing.
b) Value chain associated with marketing and sales, outbound logistics. Sample search = [starbucks] AND "mobile payment"
c) Also try keywords procurement, technological development, human resource management and company infrastructure, which are four support activities underpinning the creation of value. Sample search = [3M] AND procurement.
4 A. Understand how value is created with this page by Mind Tools on "Porter's value chain"
4 B. Explore Investopedia value chain page for a detailed breakdown that can answer the Q of what value means in terms of company's operations