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LG2 Discuss inventory management: differing views,
common techniques, and international concerns. The viewpoints of marketing, manufacturing,
and purchasing managers about the appropriate levels of inventory tend to cause higher inventories
than those deemed appropriate by the financial
manager. Four commonly used techniques for effectively managing inventory to keep its level low are
(1) the ABC system, (2) the economic order quantity
(EOQ) model, (3) the just-in-time (JIT) system, and
LG3 627 (4) the materials requirement planning (MRP) system. International inventory managers place greater
emphasis on making sure that sufficient quantities of
inventory are delivered where they are needed, when
they are needed, and in the right condition, than on
ordering the economically optimal quantities.
Explain the credit selection process and the
quantitative procedure for evaluating changes
in credit standards. Credit selection and standards
are concerned with applying techniques for determining which customers’ creditworthiness is consi...
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