business memo: Describe the environment in which business operates

Your CEO wants to develop specific criteria to select vendors for office supplies, equipment, etc. and has asked you to investigate selection criteria. In a two page business memo:

Explain why a selection criteria is needed

Recommend specific criteria (no less than 5 elements)

Explain why each element in the list is needed

To strengthen your recommendation, include an example of a company (one that is operating now not a future one) and its criteria.

Use the attached memo template.

Support your memo with 2 to 3 credible references beyond the course materials. Please note: Wikipedia, Investopedia and similar websites are not credible academic references. The best place to locate credible references is the Online Library.


To:  Use your instructors name

From: Students Name


Subject: Vendor Selection Criteria

Hit the tab key one time to begin the main body of the paper. The paragraphs of the main document are indented. The computer will wrap your text for you based upon the margin settings established by this document template. It is not necessary for you to hit the Enter or return key at the end of a line of text. Only hit the enter key (one time) when you reach the end of a paragraph.