Walt Disney had impacted all of us with opening the worlds view with his imagination, animated movies and beyond. The book titled Walt Disney; The Triumph of the American Imagination by Neal Gabler explains his many accomplishments in getting to that point. Disney stories have always been something I cherished as a child which made me interested in learning more about Walt Disney. Learning more about him and his experiences in becoming successful helped me gain a new perspective. Before reading the book, I knew the basics about Walt Disney.
Walt Disney Company an organization that leads the industry in family entertainment and recreation. The company was created from the imaginations of Walter Elias Disney because of love of creativity and innovation. I will be discussing the continued success of the company under the tutelage of Michael Eisner and introduce to you the instrumental ways he turned an underperforming business into a once again revenue-generating organization. Details will include the company history, internal strengths and weaknesses, external opportunities and threats and analyzing the SWOT analysis. Also included will be the corporate level and business level strategies, the structure and control systems and make discuss why the organization is remaining the industry leader.
Walt Disney embraces each person involved and believes these same people are in charge of promoting the organization’s center value. Walt Disney has made an assurance that set principles will assist in guaranteeing their values are mirrored in every facet of its business functions, growth, and development. Adjacent to culture, is the organization’s aptitude to communicate; this has also contributed greatly to its success from the first day the company was founded. The culture, which has been portrayed through Walt Disney molds cheerful and contented cast members as the organization promotes the idea that prevalent communication fosters content personnel. This signifies that communication is determined by the culture of a company where, if respect, motivation, and hard work are instilled than company communications and overall performance improves.
Disneyland is the provider of quality entertainment to one of every age. “Disney provides everyone with films, T.V. shows, products, stores, hotels as well as attractions for the whole family (Disney.go.com, 2008).” “Throughout the years, our guests, audiences, consumers and shareholders have come to depend on us for quality, creativity, innovation, and integrity” (Iger, 2008). Company Background The Disney organization as it exists today is a series of dreams, determination and creativity that began by Walt Disney less than 100 years ago. Walt Disney developed a short film back in 1923 that he hoped to sell into distribution.
1. “Make Everyone’s Dream Come True.” Walt Disney’s dream was to ensure that children and adults could stay young at heart forever. He envisioned a place where everyone’s dream could come true, no matter how big or small. 2. “You Better Believe It.” Disney wanted every employee to believe that their ideas were important.
My First Time at Disneyworld Visiting Disneyworld for the first time is one of my most favorite memories. My boyfriend’s family and I went to four different theme parks: The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and The Animal Kingdom. Of the four parks, The Magic Kingdom was my favorite. It is where I met my favorite character, Cinderella. My family and I had a wonderful time which made for many memories.
What is so amazing about this is that GE has managed to sustain leadership in these markets for years. (Bartlett, Wonzy) Another one of GE’s strengths is their research and development departments that lead the way in innovation for our planet. GE has been the cornerstone for innovation for over the past century. This is because they employee over 36,000 scientists and technologists trying to find ways to solve the worlds problems. GE is consistently looking for partners that can help them move forward and further improve in a technologically advancing world.
History of Disneyland Disneyland is considered to be one of the greatest amusement parks of all time, people say it is the place that will never stop growing. Disneyland was something that Walt Disney always wanted to create, after making his company he dreamed of making Disneyland come true. Disneyland was officially opened on July 17, 1955 right outside of Los Angeles, California (Nardo 69). The grand opening was watched my millions of people around the world. Disneyland was the first amusement park of its type, and forever had a great impact on the world and American culture.
My family and friends feels to think that Disneyworld was a trip for the kids only. But I told them there is so much you can do that would have you thinking that this could not be just for kids. I have told my family that yes Disney is designed for children but adults and families can find lots of adult’s things to do. Disney is one of the largest and frequented visits in the world. Magic Kingdom is the best name to describe the place because indeed it is a magic kingdom.
The first Disneyland theme park suffered food shortages, ride maintenance issues, and an overflow of guests. However, Disney was able to get back on track and led Disneyland in Anaheim to an enormous success. Learning from their mistakes, the opening of Walt Disney World experienced success as well. From there, the company made moves to expand globally into Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong, and later Shanghai. In Tokyo Disneyland, the attendance figure surpassed every year during the first 20 years of operation and holds the record for highest one-day attendance.