From the e-Activity, determine which best practices can be applied to the greatest number of small businesses. Explain your rationale.
Analyze the principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) and Six Sigma in regard to quality control of a product or service, and make at least one recommendation for improvement. Explain your rationale.
Describe a retail business with which you are familiar (Dallas, TX) and determine the most suitable means of inventory control. Provide specific examples to support your response.
For the same business, discuss what innovative steps you could take to deter employee theft and/or shoplifting.
Use the Internet to research best practices in supply chain management. Be prepared to discuss.