- Imagine that the hamburger giant McDonalds desires to reduce the cost of hamburger or potato supplies. Explain pros and cons of each consideration: make or buy, subcontracting and outsourcing.
- Reason how each consideration would alter the overall structure of the organization.
- State one (1) recommendation based on the above pros and cons of each consideration, and discuss the overall impact of your recommendation to the structure of the organization.
Your initial post should break down each question into multiple parts and provide a minimum of a 5-7 sentence paragraph to discuss each part of the discussion question. If the question has three different parts to it, your responses should consists of at least three paragraphs. It is recommended that you provide a general overview of the topic, provide an answer to the discussion questions and follow it up with the explanation and rationale of how/why you came to that answer. Multiple questions should be answered individually and in detail. Break up different areas of the discussion using proper paragraph format. Use the discussions to learn about the topic and prepare for your quizzes/exams.
You must read and respond to a minimum of (1) student’s post per Discussion Thread. Your response to the student’s post is worth 30% of the overall DB assignment grade. Your response should consist of approximately 150-200 words and meet the criteria in the rubric. Note: Any information that is directly cited or paraphrased must be properly cited and referenced in accordance with the 6th edition APA Manual. This includes your initial post and responses to other students. Use the DBs to hone your APA skills.