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Core Disciplines

Cohen and Roussel's final chapter on integrating the five core disciplinesâ?""A Road Map for Change." (Refer to this link: http://lvk.cs.msu.su/~antiw/McGraw-Hill.Strategic.Supply.Chain.Management.The.Five.Disciplines.For.Top.Performance.ISBN0071432175.pdf)

For this discussion, explore your organization's ability to integrate the disciplines, and respond to the following questions:

1. Does your current or previous workplace have a formal, established road map for the organization's future?
2. Does your employer have a vision of where it wants to go? If not, why notâ?"what are the barriers to developing a vision?
3. If not, how could it be developed?
4. How could a road map enhance the ability of the organization to achieve its ethical and regulatory compliance goals?

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1. Does your current or previous workplace have a formal, established road map for the organization's future?
Specifically, having a formal, established road map for the organization's future, entails, setting the priorities for change, designing the solution, adopting the supply chain, and operating the supply chain; My current organization is a firm that makes molded plastic toys. If the top management of my company has written down a plan for the future, I have not seen it. I have not heard anyone speak of such a plan or roadmap. I do not know if the company I work for wants to change. I know of two things. First, the company top management somehow wants to avoid having large inventories of unsold and unsalable toys and second the top brass wants to find a method of guessing the demand trends for toys so that the company actually makes toys that children want. There is no established road map for the future of the organization.
2. Does your employer have a vision of where it wants to go? If not, why notâ?"what are the barriers to developing a vision?
My employer has the vision of becoming the largest toy company ...

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