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    According to experts, the human capital originated with Theodore Schultz, an economist that was interested in the world’s underdeveloped countries. Mr. Schultz claimed that improving the welfare of poor people did not depend on equipment, energy, land, but rather on education. He also argued that many have neglected to see human beings as capital and therefore they have done a poor job encouraging knowledge. Economist Theodore Schultz became a winner of the Noble Peace Prize in 1979. Today, because of his examples, others have embraced the importance of helping one another become more productive through the motivation of higher education and job training techniques. Studies have proven that investments in human capital are vital in sustaining economic growth. When we invest in…

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    However, throughout history, an idea that originated by Adam Smith, the founding father of economics, is that education should be used counter the negative side-effects of economic development (Gilead, 2015, p. 625). While his suggestions may not be in agreement with the majority of society today, his insight offers the critical issues surrounding the field of higher education, a perspective which may offer techniques that could be beneficial if used sparingly. Taking a closer look into Adam…

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    performing their responsibilities (Schultz 2014, 339). Furthermore, Progressive governors such as Robert La Follette took steps in order to end corruption in state governments, eventually succeeding in enacting direct party primaries, which ensured that voters and not political bosses and the like selected political candidates. Such political outcry was so extensive that constitutional amendments were ratified to enlarge the governments role, specifically the 16th Amendment, which permitted the…

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    and understand them. Poor communication may result in affecting employee’s choices from selecting the right rewards. Describe the behaviors of the sales force that are targeted with the compensation plan. For an organization to be effective, it must tackle the motivational challenges involved in arousing individuals’ desires to be productive members of the organization. Successful compensation plan is the one that direct individual’s behaviors to perform the tasks for which they were…

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    The materials in Starbucks coffee can be divided into two categories: the cup and the coffee. In terms of coffee, a report from the company in 2016 noted that 99% of their coffee was now ethically sourced; moreover, the company has made it clear that they would like 100% of their coffee to be ethically sourced in the near future (Starbucks, 2016, p.20). Ethically sourced means that the farmers who grow the coffee beans are given pay that is fair, and that their coffee beans are taken from…

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    C.E.O Howard schultz provides informative and strict training regimen to properly train and educate employees to provide excellent customer service. He has provided benefit programmes and stock options for employees which encourage productivity. This keeps employees happy and looks after their welfare which is an important and constantly argued point of MNC`s. Market strategy: Gaijin Pot, (2011) explains starbucks change their stores according to their customers within that area. e.g In the…

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    products or from their customers switching to other competitors products. Substitute products could include other caffeinated products such as tea or non-caffeinated products. Glancing at the tea market, Starbucks has been able to diversify in this market. Schultz estimated in 2012 that the tea market might be near $40 billion. As mentioned below, Starbucks acquired Teavana due to this threat. In addition, the company has sold products of Tazo prior to the acquisition of Teavana (De La Merced &…

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    There are both controllable and uncontrollable factors that every company faces when they enter to the global market. For example the factors that Starbucks has encountered in their domestic market are similar to what they have to come across in the global market. These controllable factors include the product, the price of the product, the promotion of the product. These are common elements in any global market. When entering the global market, there are few important factors that Starbucks…

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    Starbucks- A reason in a making coffee the world’s number 1 sustainable product. Starbucks is devoted in helping farmers defeat the difficulties confronting the other coffee groups by additionally giving them a large number of malady safe trees to battle the dangers like coffee leaf rust, hence enhancing their profitability and sustainability. In deploying a comprehensive strategy, Starbucks is improving the resilience of their supply chain and ensuring the long-term supply of high-quality…

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    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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