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    You are working in the fruit and vegetable department of a Sainsbury's store. Your task today is to re-stock the fruit and vegetables which are running out. As you walk through the aisle you notice that there are no more bananas left on the shop floor. You check in the warehouse and find a crate of bananas which are very ripe. You check the colour of the bananas against a colour chart which helps you to decide whether they are ok to put onto the shop floor. You find that the bananas are just about ok.

    What is the very best course of action?
    - Put the bananas out onto shop floor and keep an eye on how they are selling.
    - Put the bananas out for disposal.
    - Ask your Team Leader what you should do.
    - Move the bananas towards the front of the store so that they sell quickly.

    What is the very worst course of action?
    - Put the bananas out onto shop floor and keep an eye on how they are selling.
    - Put the bananas out for disposal.
    - Ask your Team Leader what you should do.
    - Move the bananas towards the front of the store so that they sell quickly.
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    You haven't posted the scenario? Those questions are incomplete.
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    (Original post by Ninja_R)
    You haven't posted the scenario? Those questions are incomplete.
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    Worst would be to pitch something that can still be sold.

    There may be a better place to put them than on the regular part of the shop floor: asking for management guidance is probably the best thing, unless there is a policy that encourages proactive decision-making by people in this particular job. Anyway, there may be a much more profitable thing to put up front, even if moving the bananas would help get rid of them without taking a loss. Management should know.
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