For this assignment, use your coursepack to review the case of “Elizabeth Arden: Executing Global Supply Chain Re-Engineering” by Gao and Wood. In 2–4 double-spaced pages, analyze this case and address the following questions:
Analyze the differences between the current supply chain and the proposed turnkey strategy.
What will the change mean for suppliers and their roles? What will it mean for current employees and their roles?
Calculate the total financial impact for the re-engineering effort. What does this mean for Elizabeth Arden and its shareholders?
Assume the role of Pierre Pirard, what would you do and why?