Firm Abstract (organizational analysis and supply chain map): Each student is to research and fully describe
a company or organization involved in the movement or cargo by air (3-4 pages, not including cited material).
A good source Of outside readings can found at the end Of each chapter, and through key word searches Of the Library
Electronic Resources abstracting databases.
The paper must include the following sections: Inputs. & Processes. Outputs. and Industry
The purpose section must include a description Of why the organization exists: to include descriptions Of customers, the
products, and Other stakeholders directly involved in the operation Of organization. This section must also clearly
identify and make a distinction between the purpose and the various -necessary conditions- that must be satisfied by the
firm. The Inputs section will both the primary value-added and secondary supporting inputs. Resources &
Processes will describe how the components of the organization interact to transform the inputs into outputs. Outputs will
describe the primary value-added goods and services the organization provides to extemal customers as well as the
secondary outputs. Finally. Industry Outlook will describe how the organization interacts with its environment in a
modern economy and an assessment of future prospects for growth and success. A -system- diagram following the format
provided in class is required. •Ille paper format is limited to four pages, with I inch margins all around, using a 10 point
font. and single line spacing.