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Communications and Knowledge Learning DemonstrationPurchasing and Material Management Essay(Due 11:59 pm Sunday at the end of Session 3; 2.5% of total course grade)Please submit the essay as described below in your assignment folder in our online classroom. Itwill be evaluated according to the rubric criteria (attached).Prompt:Identify one major challenge) i.e. technology, policy, economic, personnel, global influence,educational…) facing leaders in the Purchasing and Material Management field today and maketwo recommendations on how this challenge might be addressed to ensure organizationalsuccess?Instructions:1. Write a short essay (800-1,000 words; 3-4 pages) that provides a critical and thoughtfulresponse to the prompt presented above.2. Perform appropriate research that will support your response to the prompt and meetthese criteria:a. Use UMUC’s library to locate at least three (3) scholarly journal articles.b. Two of these articles must have been published within the last 5 years.3. Follow APA style guidelines for citations and reference page. Please use APA Level 1headings and organize the essay in a logical sequence.4. Demonstrate the mastery of technology skills by meeting following criteria:a. Prepare your essay in MS Word with 1-inch margins on all sides, double-spacedand 12 pt. Times new Roman font. Employ page numbers.b. Upload your essay in MS Word to the assignment folder.5. The assignment is due in your assignment folder by 11:59 pm on Sunday, at the end ofSession 3.Note: Prior to starting the assignment, please review the grading rubric (attached) and considerall rubric criteria when writing your essay.

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