operation management, business and finance homework help

Review the following learning objective from the text: Explain why location decisions are important. Then, explain why you agree or disagree with the following statement: Firms at the beginning of the supply chain are far removed from final consumers.

Include a paraphrased summary, with cites and references from at least 2 peer reviewed journal articles. These can be found either in the library or by selecting the pdf link to the right of your http://scholar.google.com search. Provide cites and references for each of your discussion responses.

please make sure to the paraphrased summary.

must be the correct APA Style