After reading the case study on Telco (page 307), prepare a 3000 – 3500 word report ( executive summary, table of contents body, conclusions and recommendations) analysing the issues in the case, and identify logistics management strategies that enable the company to claw back profits. Please also incorporate any examples of sustainability that the company engages in or you can suggest. Use a minimum of 10 academic journal articles, plus the text supporting your identification of problems and proposals / recommendations to resolve the questions.
In your report you need to consider the 5 questions and as a report these should have separate subheadings :
Research Requirements: Use a minimum of 10 academic journal articles, plus the text supporting your identification of problems and proposals / recommendations to resolve the questions. It is envisaged a Credit grade would require up to 18 references with a minimum of 14 academic journals. A Distinction would require up to 22 references with a minimum of 18 academic journals.
To be considered relevant, reference sources should be used correctly to support the discussion, analysis and recommendations, so take care to carefully link the case elements and discussion / analysis to correctly referenced logistics concepts and models,
Articles chosen need to be recent (written since at least 2008) and relevant to both the topic and context of the assessment task.
Additional non-academic sources may also be used, however students need to show an understanding of their validity.