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    Starbucks - Business Decision Situation

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    Write a two-page paper based on the information from your responses. The paper should include the following headings: Current Situation, Problem Statement, Research Objective, Research Question(s), and Hypothesis. Be sure to include a title page and a reference page. Use correct APA formatting when writing your paper.

    I would like to base this information on The Walt Disney Company or Starbucks

    Using Exhibits 6.4 and 6.5 from Chapter 6 in your textbook as guidelines

    Course Textbook
    Zikmund, W. G., Babin, B. J., Carr, J. C., & Griffin, M. (2013). Business research methods (9th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western.

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    The response addresses the query posted in 836 words with APA references
    // For a business to gain profitability, effective leadership plays an important role . In this paper, we would discuss about the impact of effective leadership in boosting performance and enhancing brand reputation of Starbucks company. Through this paper, we would discuss various challenges in implicating effective leadership in a global company.//
    Current Situation
    Starbucks is an American global coffee company whose first outlet opened in Washington in 1971 by three American partners, but later it was taken over by Howard Schultz in 1982.Starbucks consists of coffee stores in 61 countries including Western and Asian countries. The mission statement of the company is to provide inspiration and nurturing to human spirit. The company's objective is to become a globally popular and respected brand. The competitors of the company are quick-service restaurants and speciality coffee shops (Starbucks Fiscal Report, 2009).
    The company serves with uncompromising principles and highest service quality under the leadership of Howard Schultz. In the opinion of Howard, until there is efficient business plan and organization function plan , it is difficult to achieve organizational objectives. Under the leadership of Howard, the management of employees is done by following path-goal theory. This theory states that in order to lessen the ...

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    The expert examines a business decision situation for Starbucks. The response addresses the query posted in 836 words with APA references.