Jerry West

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  • Russell And Chamberlain's Comparison

    “Russell made us better players,” said Celtics teammate Bob Cousy. “Wilt, in my opinion, had the opposite effect on his teams.” Former Chamberlain coach Butch Van Breda Kolff shared the following thought. “The difference between Russell and Wilt was this: Russell would ask, ‘What do I need to do to make my teammates better?’ Then he’d do it. Wilt honestly thought the best way for his team to win was for him to be in the best possible setting. He’d ask, ‘what’s the best situation for me?’” Former teammate Jerry West added “I don’t want to rap Wilt because I believe only Russell was better, and I really respect what Wilt did. But I have to say he wouldn’t adjust to you, you had to adjust to him.” It is certainly worth mentioning that Chamberlain wasn’t just an average teammate. He was well below average. He was so bad in fact, that the Los Angeles Lakers owner had a chance to purchase his rights from the San Francisco Warriors in 1965 and he polled the players, asking if they wanted Chamberlain to be their teammate. They voted 9-2 against. It is hard to imagine any scenario when a 29 year old player with Chamberlain’s skills isn’t useful for a team like the 1965 Lakers, but his peers knew something that must have been lost as the years have passed…

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  • NBA Logo Analysis

    The copyrighted visual work I have chosen to infringe is the logo for the National Basketball Association. It represents the men’s professional basketball team in North America for a total amount 30 teams, which doesn’t include the women teams at all. America’s basketball association doesn’t exclude women teams to an extremity but there are some concerns. These concerns are the reason why I am trying to come as close as possible to infringing the NBA logo. The following concerns are why do the…

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  • My Experience At Starbucks In Laguna Niguel

    1. After taking my Myers Briggs quiz I am 63% introverted. I work at Starbucks in Laguna Niguel, CA. Starbucks magic happens behind the bar which has about 6 to 7 people during the morning rush and 3 to 4 people in the afternoon until closing time. I do not have an office but I do have a desk in the back. I share my desk with my shift leads as well as with my baristas if they need a place to eat or rest. My backroom is a long narrow hallway and it can feel claustrophobic at times. My desk has a…

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  • Competitor Analysis: Competitor Analysis Of Starbucks

    Competitor analysis Even unspoken there is no doubt about it that despite the recession coffee shops have flourished while others industries have struggled. Starbucks Corporation has certainly been the most profitable coffee chain in the past few decades while making use of their aggressive expansion strategies to banish most of its competition. They have focused on creating a dense network of stores all around the UK, while also opening up new locations all around the world. Starbucks has…

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  • Analysis Of Starbucks Value Chain

    Starbucks started as a roaster and retailer of whole bean and ground coffee, tea and spices with only one store in Seattle’s Pike Place Market in 1971. Nowadays, Starbucks, named after the first mate in Moby Dick book, has more than 24,000 retail stores in 70 countries. To get a better comprehension of what is value chain about, let us define what is value chain before I will discuss how Starbucks is managing its value chain to gain competitive advantage. According to Jones and George, “value…

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  • Bewley's Case Study

    Introduction Bewley’s is Ireland’s leading Irish, family-owned tea and company founded in 1840. Its primary business operations are the production of tea, coffee and the operations of cafés. Bewley's has operations in Ireland, the UK and the United States. Bewley’s has a long established commitment to ethical sourcing, being the first company to import Fairtrade coffee into Ireland in 1996, the first to import Cup of Excellence coffees into Ireland and the first certified carbon neutral coffee…

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  • Starbucks Motivation Analysis

    Introduction Starbucks Coffee Company (2015) reveals that Starbucks was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1971, initially started as a roaster and retailer of whole bean and ground coffee and the company is very famous due to its fresh roasted coffee beans and its atmosphere. But it is an old story, now Starbucks have more than 20000 retail stores within more than 65 countries with millions of customers daily. Now Starbucks added coffee, Tazo tea, juices and sodas in its product list.…

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  • Club Nightingale Case Study

    xClub Nightingale Club Nightingale was the most elite and private club and casino in New York City. There were whispers about what went on in the club. How they only hired the most beautiful servers, hosts and bartenders, so that must mean all the people that worked there were doing a lot more than just their jobs. In some cases it was true but in most cases, there was no need to be an escort. It was the best place to work in NYC. The place was a revolving door for business men and just wealthy…

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  • Sin Yoon Loong Case Study

    Company Background In Malaysia, Ipoh White Coffee is a popular coffee beverage, which originate in Ipoh, Perak (OMICS International, 2015). Sin Yoon Loong (2015) is an international white coffee manufacturer company, which based in Ipoh, Perak. The company was started from a small coffee shop, which was established in 1937 by co-founder Wong Poh Chew and Wong Poh Ting. In 2000, the new branch in Ipoh city has been opened and another new branch in Kuala Lumpur has been opened in the year of…

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  • Milk Of Human Kindness Is Just Eating Out By Frank Danny Katz Summary

    shows the immense amount of kindness in societies and how it made the viewer feel. Along with the viewer I believe the man who had been helped felt immense happiness to be helped in his time of need. Kindness plays many roles in society but the greatest role is the happiness it gives and supplies to each and every person witnessing, receiving and supplying the happiness. Along with joy and happiness kindness can do many things like inspire hope. Kindness inspires hope in our society and helps…

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