Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapter 5 (except Process Control, Process Improvement, or Managing Supply Chain Processes), Chapter 6, Chapter 8, Chapter 9, and the lecture for Week 3.
Evaluate the roles suppliers and inputs have in managing processes. Provide an example.
Required Resource Text
Evans, J. R., & Lindsay, W. M. (2017). Managing for quality and performance excellence (10th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage. Chapter 5: Process Focus (except Process Control, Process Improvement, or Managing Supply Chain Processes) Chapter 6: Statistical Methods in Quality Management Chapter 8: Measuring and Controlling Quality Chapter 9: Process Improvement and Six Sigma