Read the sources referenced on the bottom. Then, write an essay responding to the following questions:
- Is a security-oriented culture, with respect to the supply chain, just good business? Explain.
- What are the benefits of viewing security issues beyond the individual firm?
- Why is RFID technology viewed by many to be an important tool in securing a supply chain?
- Which of the 10 security competencies discussed in the Closs, Speier, Whipple, and Voss article are likely to be the most challenging to implement? Why?
Display an understanding of how terrorism, and other international developments, can threaten global logistics. Discuss measures that can be taken to reduce these threats. Demonstrate critical thinking, logic, and a thorough command of both current and previous course work.
General Case Expectations
Write a well-constructed essay. Feel free to use tables and bulleted lists, if appropriate.