Work Experience Students Name: Institution: Date: Background I have been working with Sears Company that involves the selling of retail items. The organization has different departments that ensure proper management of the stores. The highest in the hierarchy is the CEO then there is the board of directors. Then there are other members of the staff such as accountants sales personnel. The stores are divided into many portions according to the type of goods that they sell. For instance there area for beauty grocery household items motor vehicles majority their way. Some argued that open welcoming of bids would result in substandard goods while others felt that it was the only thing to ensure fairness. Alternative way for Improve I think the process would have improved if they could have invited separate bidders for each type of item. The matter was complicated by the company decided to award one tender for one supplier to deliver all types of items required. The processed could have improved if there were different tenders assigned to each type of item. [...]
Just as consumers have a process in which they purchase products, every enterprise has a process in which they purchase products. In this assignment, you will analyze the purchasing process of a specific enterprise. Note: you do not have to have been involved in the actual purchasing process and decisions to complete the assignment. For this assignment: Select a current or previous employer and briefly describe the organization and its main business. Analyze the purchasing process of the company by answering the following: Assess and describe what it was like to acquire products within the company for use in your job. Do not include products that were for resale. If possible, provide examples of both smaller items—such as office supplies or items needed to complete daily tasks—as well as larger items, such as a computer. Describe the process required to obtain the products. Include such information as: The time it took to obtain items. The process, or processes, involved. For example, was the process time consuming or straightforward? Explain any difficulty in obtaining products. In addition, describe how the process could have been improved.