The Kroger Company
Organizing is the function of management which follows planning. Organizing is a task in which the synchronization and grouping of human, physical and financial resources occurs. All the three resources are important to get outcomes. This is why organizational function helps in achievement of results is important for the execution of a concern. According to Chester Barnard, “Organizing is a function by which the concern is able to define the role positions, the jobs related and the co- ordination between authority and responsibility. Therefore, a manager always has to organize in order to get results.
A manager performs organizing function with the help of following steps: Identification of activities, departmentally organizing the activities, classifying the authority, co-ordination between authority and responsibility. One company which demonstrates great success through the functioning of its management is the Kroger Company. Not only is the company one of the largest nations grocery retailers (which has a fiscal sale of 82.2 billion dollar’s in 2010) but it also strives to help out its community and also utilize technology and other sources to continue to grow as a company and help our economy grow.
The Kroger Co. spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, convenience stores and mall jewelry stores. They operate under nearly two dozen banners, all of which share the same belief in building strong local ties and brand loyalty with the customers. The company knows that strong communities are everyone’s responsibility. Every year, The Kroger Co. Foundation provides charitable assistance in the hundreds of communities across the country that our customers and associates call home. Foundation grants help fund non-profit organizations doing important work in the areas of education, diversity, women’s health, community need and the fight against hunger. In the past three years alone, that support...