The key elements of business success from an operations perspective are balancing quality, speed, price and Flexibility. Wyatt was able to increase his efficiency by reducing how much he spent on his expenses. With only having five horses, one wagon, and one other person with him he was spending a lot less on expenses then the veteran hunters were. Wyatt also figured out that instead of making kills till the herd stampeded off to an unknown destination, he shot enough only for one day's work, and then gently moved the heard into the direction he wanted to go in, making it quicker for him to find the herd the next day, therefore increasing speed. Wyatt managed to balance efficiency and effectiveness.
I feel that the buffalo hunters were irresponsible for killing off the great buffalo herd as they did. By killing so many buffalo so fast they were irresponsible because the buffalo was not given time to replenish their