2. Transitional management must be used to successful restructure the organization. This will give employees an understanding of what new goals, objectives, roles, expectations, and fears the employees may have. Proper planning, training, and acceptance are important for the transition to be successful. 3.
Time and billing software allows the auditor to quickly record and bill the hours spent on an audit. Reference libraries are used to quickly find company-specific policies and procedures and to search for authority with a particular problem. Document management software has made online document storage readily available and practical. An example of document management software is a program that lets you scan documents into the system and store them
Kudler Fine Food’s Human Resource Information System BSA/502 October 14, 2013 Kudler Fine Food’s Human Resource Information Systems Kudler Fine Foods (Kudler) opened in 1998 by Kathy Kudler and performed beyond expectations. With a solid business plan that provided a productive and profitable first year Kathy opened two more stores by 2003. The upscale epicurean food stores opened in La Jolla, Del Mar, and Encinitas with a talented administration but without a central file area to connect their employee or store information (Apollo, 2013). The lack of a central file area creates a disengaged information system from store to headquarters as the business continues to expand. The original strategy consisted of Kathy Kudler as the main management person, hires and fires, finalizes the inventory, places weekly orders, and maintains the accounting.
Kudler Fine Foods In 1998 the grand opening of the La Jolla, California, branch for Kudler’s Fine Foods opened and Kathy Kudler’s vision became a reality. Shortly after, two more branches opened up; one in Del Mar California, and a third in Encinitas, California. The concept of the store was to stock all kinds of ingredients for simple meals without going across the town looking for one. (Apollo Group, 2004). Because of the success of the operation, Kudler Fine Foods is interested in developing a system to track customer purchases through a Frequent Shopper Program to award loyalty points for redemption.
Kudlers plans to do this by better understanding the customer needs, this can be obtained by tracking the purchases of the current cliental. Once Kudlers knows what products are purchased more often, the company can purchase these product in bigger quantities allowing the company to offer these goods at a cheaper price. Once the prices drop this should bring the loyal customers back more often. Strategies and
In this table are information pertaining to products. These are the records of purchasable items at the store. This is a great tool for the sales person who would have to answer the customers as they inquire able the products carried by the store. The order table help the store to track and keep records of all order placed by their customers. The next is the order line table.
Unit 1 - Marketing: A01 Task 1 - Marketing objectives Marketing objectives are important to all business in order to be successful. Business must know what the consumers need and they must ensure that the goods and services support the customer's needs. To attract customers to the business, quality products must be created and customers must be satisfied with the result. Marketing also if marketing is carried out successfully it will increase the profit of the business and make them more likely to become successful. There are marketing objectives in businesses that must be fulfilled in order to be successful: Discovering the needs of consumers to make sure that a quality product is produced means that the business must first find out what
Companies do this by gathering information about other similar companies, customers, and products. Competitive intelligence information is used in the decision making of managers and executives to support strategic decision making for the company. It is important for Kudler Fine Foods to know what their competitor is doing for several reasons. First, if their competitor is offering a promotion to the public that is attracting more business, then Kudler Fine Foods will want to offer something along the same lines so more business will sway in their direction. Second, although the company may feel that they offer the best product, if the public feels that the competitor is offering a better product, they may want to consider changing their supplier of certain food products.
The computer network system is connected to each other allowing a central computer to simultaneously review reports at any specific time from any computers. The network is connected to one network allowing the computers to share data. This is one solution to all the information for the company for example inventory is viewed in all stores and is updated so every manager can view it. By implementing a network structure it allows organization view critical data in real time saving time and eliminating confusion for example saving time management can view all reports at one computer and updating one computer will update all the computers. Michael porter’ five forces analysis gives an in-depth view of industry competitive forces such as: Entry of Competitors, Threat of Substitutes, is Bargaining Power of Buyers, Bargaining Power of Suppliers, and Rivalry among the existing firms.
Malibu, CA – Locally owned Kudler Fine Foods announced today that it will be going international. Owner Kathy Kudler plans to open a new store in Vancouver, Canada effective December 19, 2013. Company officials are expected to meet with Kudler Fine Foods officials later this month to discuss expanding abroad. In the midst of these volatile times where businesses have been struggling, Kudler Fine Foods has continued to flourish. Much of the success of the company is attributed to its employees.