# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 896546733

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Develop strategies for reducing shrinkage both from internal and external sources.

Definition

Development of strategies should include prevention of human error, shoplifting, internal theft, external theft, vendor theft, counterfeiting (including new production technologies).

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can a business deter shoplifting?
  • What is the biggest cause of shrinkage? Why?
  • What procedures can be used to control employee theft?
  • How have businesses employed technology to aid in reducing shrinkage?
  • How can proper screening and training of employees help reduce shrinkage?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Identify potential business threats and opportunities to protect a business' financial well-being.