Student Union : A Fast Food Chain For More Than Ten Years Essay

780 Words Dec 6th, 2016 4 Pages
Osama Arshad
Bus5 140 Operations Management
Professor Seung Jun Lee
December 6, 2016
Assignment 2 Our student union is home to quite a few fast food chains. One of the chains, is one I frequent a lot: Subway. Subway was first founded in the year of 1965 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It quickly rose to fame over the next few decades and is now one of the fastest growing fast food chains in the world. Currently holding the world record for most single-brand restaurant chains in the world, Subway has around 44,852 outlets in over 100 countries as of September 2016. Subway has been my favorite fast food chain for more than ten years and continues to be so. As such, when I heard news of Subway joining the ranks of the student union once again (it was here briefly when I first came to SJSU) I was ecstatic. I visit subway very often when I’m on campus; at least once a week, but twice a week on average. To top it off I’ve been going to subway very frequently throughout my life, and have become quite familiar with the way the store is operated; at least from the consumer side. This assignment will give me a better opportunity to understand how exactly it’s run, and that is why I have chosen Subway for this assignment. When considering the roles that operations management plays in Subway, we should first define exactly what operations management does. Operation managers’ roles depend on the size of a company, but since subway is a relatively larger company, a manager in this…

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