Ompare 3 different conceptual approaches to global supply chains examining their differences and similarities

The Structure of the essay!

INTRODUCTION : 100-150 words
a) summarise what the essay is about (i.e. the main topic(s) and the significance of the question)
b) define core terms used in the question or in your answer. This should not be a long discussion, but a succinct (to-the-point) exercise to allow you to build your essay in the main body.

In the Introduction:

a? A short definition of Global supply chain
a? Definine the 3 conceptual approaches to global supply chain : a? the Supply Chain Management Approach , The Global Commodity Chain Approach (GCC) & The Global Production Network Approach (See lecture 5)

MAIN BODY: 700-800 Words
The main body is about the development of your argument, the analysis you present, and how you justify it in relation to logic, the use of evidence and/or debate. When planning and writing the main body of your essay you should:
a) make use of sub-headings. These are crucial to structure your thoughts.

In the Main Body:

1-3 or 4 differences between these 3 conceptual approaches a? the Supply Chain Management Approach , The Global Commodity Chain Approach (GCC) & The Global Production Network Approach (While talking about their differences first write a concept or idea from the lecture notes (put it in your words) and support this idea with a quote(PARAPHRASED) of one of the authors in one of the readings!

Required : A transition phrase between the 2 sub-headings : for example a?a We have seen the differencres between these 3 conceptual approaches now we are going to see their similarities.. a?a

2- 3 or 4 similarities between these 3 conceptual approaches(It is important that you use the lectures notes to formulate your ideas and then use the readings to justify your ideas) While talking about their similarities first write a concept or idea from the lecture notes (however put it in your words) and support this idea with a quote (PARAPHRASED) of one of the authors in one of the readings!

a? PS : Lecture notes or lecture material do not represent appropriate references!
a? I have uploaded all the lectures followed by their essential readings.
Only Use Readings as references, do not use any other sources or references (it is very important to use as many readings as possible)

CONCLUSION: 100-150 words

The conclusion draws together the various strands of your argument used to answer the question.

In the Conclusion : In 2 phrases just re-say the similarities beteen these 3 approcahes and in 2 other phrases their differences

Only Use Readings as references, do not use any other sources or references (it is very important to use as many readings as possible)

Lecture notes are not appropriate references.

Use lecture notes to formulate your idea and readings to justify your idea.

Always PARAPHRASE quotes from authors. Break up longer quotes and/ or paraphrase in your own words (but still, of course, referencing the source).