Introduction Slice Bakery and Juices is a start up juice and bakery retail establishment located in down town Nairobi. Slice bakers expects to catch the interest of a regular loyal customer base with its wide variety of fresh juices and freshly baked cakes and bread. Slice Bakery and Juices plans to construct a strong market position in the city due to the partners' industry experience in the area. The establishment aims to offer its services and products at a reasonably competitive price to...
HRM is the systematic planning and control of a network of fundamental organizational processes affecting and involving all organization members (French, 2004, p.17). Firstly, a distinction should be made between HRM and personnel management. Thus, applications of HRM theory differ from personnel management in their dismissal of prescriptive "one best way" models of practice as diverse national and industrial relations environments demand different HRM applications (Nankervis et al.,...
JetBlue Airways is an American airline that started as a low-cost airline, but has since become more similar to a legacy carrier. It is owned by JetBlue Airways Corporation. The company is headquartered in the Forest Hills neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens. Its main base is John F. Kennedy International Airport, also in Queens. In 2001, JetBlue began a focus city operation at Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, California, and another at Boston's Logan International Airport, in...
It is the age of globalization so the business world is in need to prepare itself to meet the challenges of the global economy and for this purpose various steps are to be taken by the companies such as to retain and appeal its team workers and leaders. In this global environment, it is the responsibility of companies that they should identify, train and develop employees with leadership quality. Many companies are in want of such professionally competent employees who could compete with the...
It is very important for any organisation to adopt learning and development approach in rapidly changing world. By looking at future needs and start involving in effective L&D, organisations can stay ahead of the change. Every organisation has to recognize their situation and develop a L&D plan which support their organisation importance. To carryout or develop an L&D effectively every organisation or leaders have to first of all go through 'Evaluation' process as evaluation helps...
Demand and production departments are very vital for every organisation as these are the preliminary stages in every business practice. The role of demand and production decision manager is very crucial as he is responsible for demand forecasting and framing and executing production strategies. This critical appraisal report is a brief of how I led the demand and production decision areas and a list of relevant strategies, concepts and theories that were used by me. It will also state the...
The traditional yardstick by which entrepreneurial success is usually measured is financial performance. Corporate entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship differ on how they measure success. The latter focuses on achieving both financial performance and social performance. The experiences of various social enterprises suggest that measurements of success are based on self-defined goals of the organisation. Moreover, success according to entrepreneurship research is driven by factors...
Operations management is one of the most important aspects in production or manufacturing management. Every supermarket that provides goods or services has their own operations activity. Those activities include product development, creation, distribution and production. It connects all the operations within the organization. Operations managements focus on managing the distributing of products and services. As far as the organization structure is concerned, some firms will have a discrete...
The ever increasing competition in the industry and organisation has left management of organisation with no other option than to have an understanding of organisational learning and its benefits to their business. Dodgson (1993): 337 described organizational learning (OL) as The way firms build, supplement, and organize knowledge and routines around their activities within their cultures, and adapt by developing organizational efficiency in improving the use of the broad skills of their...
Emotional Intelligence concerns ability of understanding, receiving, using and managing ones own emotions and those of others. During last 15 years, significance of this concept and its influence on the world of commerce has gained a particular practical and collegial motivation. Nowadays, Emotional Intelligence Theory which follows the promotion of the value of human communications has got a great development accounting for one of the most popular issues of organizations and commercial...