Please provide an analysis for each concept listed below on "how would small and large retailers approach each of the following differently"?
Small retailers are often limited in the diversity of their employees because of the limited numbers of employees needed. However, many retailers require a cross-section of employees who can represent their customer base, and small retailers attempt to achieve this as well. The small retailers must closely choose each potential employee to insure they are remaining diverse in their selection.
Large retailers typically encourage diversity of employees hired through their human-resource department and company policies requiring that diversity and inclusion efforts be made in the recruitment process. Diversity is closely connected with employee discrimination, i.e. if the employee pool does not represent the customer base, there may be discrimination involved. Large retailers tend to try to meet a ...
An analysis of the different approaches used by small and large retailers towards diversity, recruitment, selection, training, compensation and supervision is given in 480 words.
Hardware Comparison for Small Business
Prepare a comparison report with three hardware vendors to determine which option is more economical. Your task is to obtain pricing information for purchasing 10 desktops for a brand new unit in your division. You will get prices for these units from at least three reputable PC suppliers on the Internet.
The specifications for the basic desktop configuration are listed below. You need to investigate the basic unit price for each and recommend an upgrade for each feature calculating the new price. Your division will also need to install MS Office software and gmail accounts for email. This is in addition to free software such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Adobe Reader. Prepare the cost table identifying the three vendor options and providing the unit cost from each supplier. Use the following table to evaluate hardware options. Write an additional 1-page report explaining your choice and decision justification for the selection.
Desktop and Printer Specifications
Each desktop system must satisfy the minimum specifications shown in the following table. MS office will require individual licenses.
MINIMUM DESKTOP SPECIFICATIONS
Processor speed 3 GHz
Hard drive 500 GB
RAM 4 GB
DVD-ROM drive DVD-RW
Monitor (diagonal measurement) 18 inches
Each desktop printer must satisfy the minimum specifications shown in the following.
MINIMUM MONOCHROME PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS
Print speed (black and white) 20 pages per minute
Print resolution 600 × 600
Network ready? Yes
Maximum price/unit $700
Hardware List Vendor 1/Unit Cost Vendor 2/Unit Cost Vendor3/Unit Cost
MS Office Suite
Complete the decision analysis in a Word table. The accompanying explanation must be written in 2-3pages. Include at least two outside references.