situation.Through this Research Design, we came up with a questionnaire which was used forthe interview with the owner done by Ms. Justene. With the information gathered, theresearchers decided to create a business proposal based on the problems discovered.B.Research LocaleThe study will be conducted at Leonora Complex, Ponciano, Davao City. Theinventory control system of the business and its recording of transactions will be thefocus of the study because of the organization’s need for a better, more efficient andeffective system to be adopted for more security and control.C.Data Gathering ProcedureThe data for this research were collected using interview process. The first step is toask permission from the owner when is her free time to conduct an interview. Second isto prepare the questions to be asked. Third, is to analyze the data gathered and identifythe problem/s. Fourth, is to analyze the problem discovered. Lastly, is to recommend asolution to the problem and make a business proposal for better outcomes in the entity.D.Research InstrumentsInterview Guide & ObservationE.Respondents of the StudyMrs. Jocelyn Santiago - Owner of the Santiago Direct SalesF.Data Analysis and InterpretationThe kind of business we chose is direct selling. And this kind of business may incursome problems such as auditing some files and the segregation of duties. In ourobservation, the company has a problem in having a small set of employees which isthe reason of having difficulties on segregation of duties.Page | 11
FRAMEWORK USEDDISCUSSIONIs direct selling a legitimate business model?How many branches does Santiago Direct Selling have?What are Santiago Direct Selling basic business principles?Who are those behind Santiago Direct Selling?What kind of products does this company sells?CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONSSince this company is direct selling, we suggest that instead of their old method,they should use barcodes and scanners. It would easily identify each product and wouldbe more time efficient compared to writing the product one by one using receipts. Theyshould assign a unique barcode to identify the product name and direct sellingcompany; since nowadays, retailers utilize bar coding for inventory control, which iscrucial to the success of their businesses. Inventory cycle counts, point-of-salecheckout, purchasing, and sales analysis are just a few of the benefits of a retailbarcode system.The barcodes then would be recorded in a worksheet and then printed.It would be most helpful in a wholesale company because they will be receiving ordersPage | 12
in bulk. To avoid taking too much time and forgetting to record a certain item, scanningthe product would make their workIn today's business environment, staying competitive is critical to your success.