Prior to beginning work on this discussion, review Chapter 10, Chapter 13, and the lecture for Week 5.

Assess key supplier-management approaches. What are their strengths and weaknesses?

Required Resource
Evans, J. R., & Lindsay, W. M. (2017). Managing for quality and performance excellence (10th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage.

Chapter 10: The Baldridge Framework for Performance Excellence
Chapter 13: Leadership for Performance Excellence