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Describe the main physical and technological resources required in the operation of Tescos.

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Transfer-Encoding: chunked ´╗┐Tesco need many physical resources in order to run their company successfully.1) Physical resources are the resources such as buildings and machinery which are required for the day to day operations of a company. The first physical resource Tesco need, is a building. Tesco need a building so that they can operate their company and have a place to sell their products. Tesco have many types of buildings. They have Tesco Extra which is a big building, and then have Tesco Express which a smaller, more convenient building. In addition, to their store buildings, Tesco will have a building for their headquarters where the managers make important decisions. And lastly, they will need to have buildings where their products can be made. This may be a large building such as a factory which can hold lots of machinery so that products can be made efficiently. Furthermore, they need to have good locations for these buildings. ...read more.

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or an efficient number of them, everything would be disordered and their customers will go to competing stores as they would be easier to shop at. Furthermore, they will need tills. They will need tills in order to check their customer?s items out and allow them to pay for them. Tesco have tills in which staff work at, self-checking tills and now have a scanner in which you scan the items as you shop. Furthermore, they will need cleaning equipment to ensure the store is clean and well presented to attract more customers, as if it?s not well kept, customers will shop elsewhere. Additionally, they need machinery. They need the machinery to produce their goods they sell in their stores. Tesco sell their own brand of products therefore they must have the machinery to make them. Also, Tesco need security. Tesco needs security guards which will keep an eye on the customers to make sure they are not causing concern; for instance, stealing or being rude to staff. ...read more.

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They need copyright to ensure that their products are not replicated by someone else. In addition they need patents. 4) Patents is a law which exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time. This once again protects their original product which is important to insure nobody associates two company?s together. Furthermore, Tesco use a number of different software; this includes specialist and general software. Therefore they will need to ensure they have licences to use it all. If Tesco didn?t have permission to use the software they would be breaking the law and could be fined, this will cost Tesco money and they may lose their reputation. Lastly, Tesco need to ensure that their staff are well trained and have experience in using the software. They need to have experienced staff to ensure that the work will be done efficiently and work can be done easily and quickly with little problems. Overall Tesco require physical and technological resources in order to run efficiently. Tesco, use these resources well and perform effectively. ...read more.

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