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    Company: Starbucks

    Analyze the degree of alignment between the organization's stated values and the organization's actual plans and actions.

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    The Organization's Stated Values:

    The Starbucks Company is an organization that is passionate about coffee. The company purchases and roasts high-quality whole beans coffee that is appealing to clients. The organization is preferred by the customers because it offers genuine services, an atmosphere that is inviting and a cup of expertly roasted coffee richly brewed. The company is not only known for the coffee but a selection of premium Tazo teas, pastries and other delicious products. Since its opening in their first location in Seattle in the year 1971, the company has grown to over 16,000 locations worldwide. This immense increase in the company operations is credited to the values that direct their organizational plans and actions (Quimby, 2009).

    The values of an organization tell you not only of what they are as company, but where the company is headed towards. This is because it is the values of the organization that consistently drives the operations of the entire company to attain the strategically set ...

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