Use the attached course material to support your ideas.
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Lucent Technologies: Global Supply Chain Management (HBSP # GS-01, 18 pgs).
Purpose: The purpose of this discussion is to understand how corporations need to adjust their SCs to current global business requirements.
- Outline the factors that explained why the original supply chain network strategy used by Lucent in Asia was adequate prior to 1996.
- What were the factors that drove the necessary changes in Asia in 1996? What did you see as the benefits from those changes?
- What internal and external factors had changed from 1996 to 2000, which necessitated a revisit of the supply chain strategy for Lucent? What would you recommend Lucent to respond to the new challenges?