The purpose of the assignment is to understand risk in global supply chains.
Review the background information regarding the Hudson Jewelers (A) case study content provided. Additionally, obtain the annual report of major diamond producers such as DeBeers, ALROSA, Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, and research short-term and long-term risks in the global diamond supply chains.
Write a 500-750-word document detailing the risks involved in the global diamond supply chain and how major diamond producing corporations mitigate the risk. It is recommended you use a localized example of Exhibit 12.3 Tactical Supply Chain Risks and Possible Management Actions and 12.4 Strategic Supply Chain Risks and Possible Management Actions from your textbook.
Utilize the annual report from a major diamond-producing corporation to perform a cash conversion cycle analysis of their business. Summarize your findings, in 250 words, of what the cash conversion cycle analysis implies about the efficiency of the company’s operations management. Create a graph expressing the data you found related to the cash conversion cycle of the corporation to illustrate and support your findings. All sources and equations must be documented.