1. Select a successful publicly traded company that you are interested in and use the Internet to research its use of inventory management systems and technology. Examine the inventory management system of the selected publically traded company. Determine the key ways that inventory management systems and technology have given the selected company a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
1a.Evaluate the efficiency of two common inventory control systems. Determine the ways in which they provide a firm with a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Justify your response.
2.Imagine that you have a choice between a defined benefit plan and a defined contribution plan. Determine two advantages and two disadvantages of each. Select the plan that you prefer and justify your answer with an explanation.
3.Propose two techniques that a nonprofit can use to measure management and employee efficiency within its organization. Speculate on the major benefits that these techniques may have on the organization.
3a.Determine whether or not traditional financial and management evaluation ratios such as return on assets (ROA), return on equity (ROE), economic value added (EVA), and market value added (MVA) apply to nonprofits. Support your response with at least two examples of these instances.
Please use quality research in your internet search. Cite your references.