Structure: Title (make it interesting to grab the reader’s attention. Include na

Structure: Title (make it interesting to grab the reader’s attention. Include name/s of author/s)
• Abstract (a short summary – in italics – around a third of a page maximum)
• Introduction (includes the aims & objectives of your paper and any specific questions)
• Literature review (include all relevant papers in the topic/s you are writing about)
• Findings (description of the firm and its supply chain operations, product, services etc)
• Discussion & Analysis (your considered opinon or ‘critical reflection’ on how the firm shapes up in terms of SCA, supply chain performance etc and how this relates to the literature).
• Conclusion (a summary of the main points of your paper, perhaps with recommendations for the firm and supply chain in terms of improvement).
Using the standard ‘APA’  referencing system.
The task: “Select an organisation which uses Purchasing & Supply Management to deliver goods and/or services to the customer. Examine business practice and theory in light of the Purchasing & Supply Management literature.  Analyse how the supply chain is managed, identifying any areas of business performance which demonstrates sustainable competitive advantage, as well as any areas which may require improvement. You must include 2 or 3 of the core themes explored.
The business is Costa Coffee
The core themes are 1) Services & Supply Chains 2) Outsourcing &Global Sourcing:‘Make, buy or ally?’ 3) Sustainability & Supply Chains