Xerox At The Fore Front Position Of Xerox Essay

815 Words Feb 11th, 2016 4 Pages
My initial reaction is I would like to work for Xerox. Xerox sounds like a great company to work for. They are completely head and shoulders above there competition. Moreover, it is amazing that a company like this can even exits. According to the book (Schermerhorn, Osborn, Uhl-Bien, & Gunt, 2012) Xerox is at the fore front position of its industry. They have achieved this by trying to stay ahead of their competitors. For example, (Schermerhorn et al., 2012) Xerox invests about 5% of their revenue into research and development. Moreover, (Schermerhorn et al., 2012) with current yearly revenue of $21.6 billion, Xerox has become one of the largest companies in the world. Additionally, Xerox (Schermerhorn et al., 2012) has the most offerings of any of any paper document company. Xerox (Schermerhorn et al., 2012) offers: color, black and white printing, digital presses, laser and solid ink network printers, copiers and fax machines. However, I feel that the biggest contribution this company makes is that Xerox been a pioneer in regards to work place diversity. At Xerox minorities compose more than 50% of the workers (Schermerhorn et al., 2012). Additionally, at Xerox 48.2% of the senior executives are minorities as well. Furthermore, Xerox has been named a top 10 for hiring minorities by multiple sources, such as Forbes and Fortune magazine (Schermerhorn et al., 2012). Analyzing all of this information it is clear that Xerox is a great place to work. They draw people in from…

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