Carlo’s Inven-Story

by: Mar B. Cruz

Publication Date: August 23, 2016
Length: 8 pages
Product ID#: 1-005-300

Core Disciplines: Information - Technology & Management, Leadership/Organizational Behavior, Operations Management/Supply Chain, Strategy & Management

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Carlo is the new plant manager at his family’s company and is tasked with making improvements to the way the company does business. First on his list is fixing the organization’s inventory system but he faces a myriad of problems in doing so. Students are asked to make assessment and suggest improvements for the company’s inventory system.

Teaching Objectives

After reading and discussing the material, students should:

  • Describe the inventory system of the company.
  • Explain why the inventory system of the company is in disarray.
  • Formulate solutions to improve the inventory system of the company.