Starbucks Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… Starbucks uses scientific management towards the front line workers. Each job is carefully studied; they select workers with the proper abilities, train each worker, and plan the work methods accordingly. In order to counterbalance the scientific management portion, they also practice the theory of human relations. They motivate their employees to do a job well done by viewing them as partners instead of employees (Career Center, 2011). Another theory used is total quality management, which falls under quality-management viewpoint in modern management theory. Starbucks mission statement is to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time (Our Starbucks Mission Statement, 2011). With this statement in mind, it is apparent that they are dedicated to quality improvement, proper training, and totally focused on customer satisfaction. Now we will focus on how my organization …show more content…
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