Discussion Thread Five:
Boeing is facing major problems and costly delays with its’ 737-Max airliner. It seems the primary source of the problem is software related – software that was outsourced to a firm in India. In a world of global supply chains and lowest cost production pressures – how should firms balance the savings from outsourcing with the possible problems that come with a global supply chain?
Discussion Thread Six:
Discuss and explain the role of trade in the international production structure. Why is the issue of production and trade so controversial?