2 discussions 350 words each

discussion 1: Target Costing

Review Figure 11-2, “Target Pricing Example,” on page 309 of your Purchasing and Supply Management textbook. Apply the target costing concept to a consumer electronics item such as cell phones, tablets, et cetera. In your post, describe how design to cost, manufacture to cost, and purchase to cost concepts apply.

350 words… no cover page

Outsourcing and Reshoring

Review the attached article by Gray, Skowronski, Esenduran, and Rungtusanatham’s 2013 “The Reshoring Phenomenon: What Supply Chain Academics Ought to Know and Should Do.” Evaluate the arguments authors advance to support their four assertions. Are the arguments compelling? How so?

350 words… no cover page