Motivation and Team Case Study In the first case study, Two Men and a Truck, the motivation theories used by Mary Ellen Sheets is the Marlow’s Needs Hierarchy, job enrichment, and expectancy theory. The Marlow’s Needs Hierarchy Theory came into play when her sons needed to make money and Mary Ellen created a simple logo, for her sons’ part time moving business, and ran it in a local publication to attract more customers. Orders kept coming in after her sons went off to college and once they graduated Mary Ellen realized she had a service that was in high demand. She realized that she could grow the business through franchising which is how the job enrichment theory was used. Developing the franchise and allowing others to buy a part of the business to own and run them gave people control over how they ran and grew their portion of the business.
The Telegraph Williams, Sally. “Career Change: Banker-turned-photojournalist.” The Telegraph. November 2011. Summary: This article was about a guy named Marcus Bleasdale that had a great job as a banker, making lots of money, but quit his job to become a photojournalist and got a salary cut of more than half. As a banker he had no time to do what he wanted or have a social life, he was getting up at 5:30am and getting to bed around 10 every night, he claimed, “Everyone thinks its glamorous, but it’s not that glamorous.” His girlfriend wanted a camera for her birthday, so he got her one, but shortly after they broke up and he was left with the camera; he started playing around with it, and realized how much fun it was.
Second，Johnson and Wales University is top of the line when it comes to technical chef training. JWU had 40 years of teaching experience, they are good on strategic investment in their curricula, faculty and facilities. In his childhood he had decided to learn cooking, because he want to make a delicious dinner for his family. He is passionate about food, he always wanted to learn more from the chef, friends and social media. He trying to improve his cooking skills and getting more formation about the development trend of food and catering industry from different sources.
Case Study Report: Papa John’s International When John Schnatter was in high school he worked at a local pizza/sandwich shop and truly enjoyed making the pizzas. As h moved on into college he kept up the dream of opening his own pizzeria one day, which came true in 1984 when he was able to open up his first Papa John’s pizzeria. Through the years Schnatter expanded all the while keeping his business plan simple by offering great customer service, limited menu options and a high quality products. Even though there were health concerns from eating too much pizza, this item was still a number one choice for many Americans to eat. Besides needing to overcome the obstacle of showing that pizza is not bad for you as long as you do not over indulge, there was the delivery drivers safety, and the cost of ingredients raising that Papa John’s needed to overcome.
I have always gotten compliments on mine, and have been asked to make some for other people as well. I have made them for gifts and have even been paid to make them before! Just think, you could have a visual display of your son’s graduation to keep in your home, or a lunchbox with pictures of your children to take with you to work. You could have a band lunchbox to take with you as a purse to their show and show off your loyalty. On the other hand, maybe you just want a fun lunch box to keep keepsakes in, I have one that I made before my son was born that holds his ultra sound pictures, and the bracelets from the hospital he was born in.
The owners of small restaurant in San Bernardino, California were Dick and Mac McDonald ("The Ray Kroc Story."). After pitching his ideas to the brothers, Krone became co-owner and founded McDonalds Corporation in 1955. Three years later, the business sold their 100 millionth burger, and Krone bought the Company two years later ("The Ray Kroc Story."). The McDonalds Company has continued to strive for quality, service, cleanliness, and value under Kroc’s wing since. Due to the fact Kroc was an entrepreneur himself; he highly encouraged his employees to forward him their ideas, which helped McDonalds create the Egg McMuffin, Filet-O-Fish, and the all popular Big Mac ("The Ray Kroc Story.").
The Dale Grey story starts in Denver, Colorado. In 1983 Dale started Grey & Associates with two weeks’ vacation pay (but no associates). Today, the company has evolved into Communication Services and employs over 100 people in six offices and is one of the top 20 companies in telecommunications infrastructure development. For 17 years now, Grey has enjoyed being an entrepreneur. A turning point came when, as a young man, Grey’s boss asked him to slow down his work production because he was outshining the other employees.
By the time he was fourteen, there was no money for private education. His father's alcohol addiction and ill health kept him from training Arnold in the family pharmacy business, but his mother's family connections kept them on track with money. In 1755, Arnold, attracted by the sound of a drummer, attempted to enlist in the provincial militia for service against the French, but his mom said no. In 1757, when he was sixteen, he did enlist in the militia, which marched off toward Albany and Lake George. Arnold served for 13 days.
Ray Kroc was very intrigued by this booming business of the McDonald brothers that he wanted in. He approached the brothers with a proposition to open new McDonald’s restaurants with himself as the first franchisee. Ray originally wanted to open a McDonald at the soon-to –be opened Disneyland but that failed. So he eventually opened his first restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois in 1955, which was immediate success. He was dedicated to the Speedee System as well as Ray used the motto of “quality, service, cleanliness, and value.” He definitely stressed the importance of cleanliness to his workers.
This helps managers to work more efficiently and productively as they feel as they need to finish there workload to set an example for other workers, if a manager is more motivated to do his work, then he or she is able to finish work and also encourage other workers to finish theirs in much shorter time span, whilst keeping the quality of work high. History Of Pizza Hut Pizza Hut is a very well known restaurant chain, which started off as a small business and expanded into the worlds biggest Pizza company. During 1958, Frank and Dan Carney thought of the idea to open a pizza restaurant. The restaurant started off as a 25seat place and it looked like a hut so they decided to call it ‘Pizza Hut.’ Then fifteen years later they opened the first one in the UK ever and since then they have turned into an extremely popular pizza restaurant. Pizza Hut offers many motivational methods to their staff, in order to keep them working.