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Globalization and Barriers to Worldwide Sourcing: Microsoft PowerPoint Assignment
The reading assignment describes various types of barriers to worldwide sourcing, as illustrated in Exhibit 10.4 of the text. Using the table that follows, find the barrier that corresponds to your last name.
Your Last Name Begins With Type of Partnership
A-F Lack of Knowledge and Skills
G-L Longer Lead Time
M-R Increased Supply Risk
S-Z Culture, Customs, and Language
Prepare a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation containing the following information for the assigned approach:
A title slide with your name, course number, type of barrier, and date.
One slide with a brief description of one barrier to worldwide sourcing.
One slide with a brief summary of this sourcing barrier that is supported by an example found in the textbook or additional readings.
One slide with your sources of data in APA format.
Slides 2 and 3 will use bullet points and contain speaker notes to further elaborate on the bullets. Attach your agenda to the discussion forum as a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.