Because this company’s goal is to maintain a strong culture across all stores it makes sense to continue to hire yourself so that you can be looking for the unique traits and KSA’s that will best integrate with the company and uphold the unique culture. On the other hand, in some regions outsourcing may be less costly and they may be able to bring in real assets with new ideas. However for the purpose of staying uniform and ensuring all employees share the unique culture of the company, I would encourage you to continue hiring yourself.
The marketing strategy will present consumers with a line of fine quality imported or domestic foods or products. The marketing strategy will also include the introduction of a loyalty program in which will reward consumers with perks and savings for their continued support. In order to create such a program that will become popular with consumers, data will need to be collected and analyzed. This is where the marketing department will be spending a lot of time on. The expansion of the company will require additional market research in interested regions.
This has been a continual request from the customer base. It is in the company’s best interest to meet the demands of the customer’s as long as they align with the company’s ethical values and are not illegal. In the process of offering these products, the company will also have the opportunity to increase its revenues and margins since the health conscience organic foods are high-margin. The second recommendation is concerning the request for the food bank donations. This is another area where you can do your part to improve your company’s attitude towards social responsibility.
Integrative Network Design Project: PART I There are many considerations that have to be looked at in order to create a new network for Kudler Fine Foods that will allow the company to perform well in the current market, be able to expand and grow, and connect all locations together as well as keep each facility running at optimal conditions. In order for the new network to be successful, considerations have to be taken in the use of LANs and WANs in the network, other wireless technologies used in the company, various other parts included in today’s data communication networks, and the types of security used in all of these items. Each of these elements are important in building a network that will operate for the company in a manner that is required. Additionally, these elements will further improve communication within the different stores of Kudler Fine Foods and allow for future network growth within the company. Kudler Fine Foods will
But they still need to evolve, to reengineered its supply chain to improve their business. Now with the differentiation strategy, every process of Best Buy is related to the customer needs. Whenever the customers walk into the store, they will have support from Best Buy’s employees. As Mr. Anderson said “The closer you get to the customer, the better your ability to see what the needs of business are”. Differentiation strategy, which offers unique features that are valued by the customer is such a great strategy for Best Buy to adopt.
EST1: Ethical Situations in Bus(V1 UG-0213)-PA Objective 310.2.3-08: Develop an ethics program for Company X Company X Ethics and Compliance Training A. Standards and Procedures Company X is fully committed to honoring our promises to our customers and employees by complying with the laws, regulations and policies that govern our work. Company X expects all employees to embrace this commitment and act with integrity in the performance of their job responsibilities. Not only is ethical business conduct the right thing to do, but it helps preserve the trust placed in us by our customers and maintain the positive public image required to be successful in today’s competitive marketplace. Our expectation is that all staff members will “do the right thing” when making decisions, both large and small.
Describe how Kudler’s management can continuously scan the fine foods grocer industry for ideas that will allow it to update its strategy. Changes in Technology and Business Opportunities In order for companies to remain successful, they must adjust to the ever changing and competitive business environment. Technology changes regularly and with that change comes opportunity. Kudler can take
A grocery consultant that will enter your list into a computer and organize it by the rows, give nutritional value and sales. All of these enhancements that these companies implemented have been done by their managers/owners first “creating a vision of perfection centered on the customer”. This detailed vision encompasses every detail of the experience that you want the customer to have. It is the model that you can strive for, that will show you the changes needed in your organization, but this model is not static and must be adjusted as we combine it with the other concepts. For illistrating the concept of “Discover what the customer wants”, Charle introduces the area manager to one more company.
They also want to maintain a certain atmosphere for their customers while they shop so they have that great experience and want to come back, for instance natural displays and educational demonstrations. Developing expertise and resource strengths – Whole Foods ensures that team members were knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the products and they educated the customer as often as they could. Staff members are empowered to do whatever it takes to meet or exceed customer expectations. Whole Foods believes that keeping their employees happy will in turn lead to happy customers. To keep their passion for the company offers their employees flexible schedules, benefits and profit sharing, just to name a few.