Answer the following questions based on the case study:
- What are the characteristics of different sourcing arrangements?
- What is your evaluation of VF’s third-way sourcing strategy? What is the underlying rationale for the third-way?
- How has VF’s business strategy evolved and how did it impact the sourcing strategy?
- What is the underlying rationale for the “third way” strategy?
- Should the “Third way” be implemented more extensively?
- The case write-up should be four-pages of writing and 2 pages of exhibits, double space, font size 12 Times New Roman