Research Instructions: In Trident’s Library use the terms: best practices supplier relationship management. Refine your Search and select:
- Scholarly & Peer-Review
- Journal Article
- Last 3 years
- Sort by Relevance
You must use at least two articles from the Trident Library databases for this section of the case.
- Present a well-balanced academic discussion on the importance of supplier relationship management. It may be general in nature or focused on a specific industry that complements your career goals or experience. (1 page).
The Military or Government Way
Procuring a military or government contract means understanding how those entities function. Your resources should include government, military/defense, and/or practitioner resources. (1 page)
- Research either government or military/defense supplier relationship management best practices.
Industry Pros: Supplier Relationship
Using blogs, articles, or information written by at least two experts from different companies, discuss supplier relationship management best practices. (1 page)
Since you are engaging in research, be sure to cite and reference the sources in APA format. NOTE: failure to use research with accompanying citations to support content will result in reduced scoring “Level 2-Developing” for Meets Assignment Requirements, Critical Thinking, Use of Sources and Mechanics on the grading rubric.
The paper should be written in third person; this means words like “I”, “we”, and “you” are not appropriate. Refer to yourself in third-person as “manager” or you can write about what the “project team” will do, rather than saying “I” and “we.”