1. Discuss the Fallacies of One-Hundred-Percent
2. Describe the Importer Security Filing (ISF)
(or called 10+2). Who is responsible for filing the required data? For what
purpose does it serve?
1. The Mars Climate Orbiter (formerly the Mars
Surveyor ’98 Orbiter) was launched by NASA on December 11, 1998. However, on
September 23, 1999, NASA loss contact with the orbiter and it was reported it
crashed onto the surface of Mars. Using the internet or any other resource,
research this accident and provide a brief description of what happened. Is
there a lessons learn here for LSC manager? Can you envision a similar type
situation occurring for, say, a large project cargo shipment from a country
that is standardized on the metric system to the US?
2. Cultural differences exist from country to
country. These differences can play havoc between two individuals from
different cultures if neither (or both) are not prepared. Using the internet or
any other resource, research at least three cultural language blunders and
report on each. What lessons can be learned from these blunders?
A minimum of 150 words (per question) and a
minimum of three references.