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Organizational Focus and Goals - McDonalds

Select your current organization or an organization you are familiar with to complete the following assignment. You have been hired as an outside consultant to help an organization strengthen employee development.

Write an executive summary that answers the following questions:

- What is the organization's current focus? What are the organization's overarching goals?

- What are the organization's training needs? How do they relate to the overarching goals?
- What effect does the organization's focus and goals have on prioritizing the type and amount of training?
- How would you prioritize specific training needs based on the organization's needs and current focus?
- Why must you consider the organization's overarching goals when prioritizing training?

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COMPANY: MCDONALD'S CORPORATION

McDonald's is the world's leading global foodservice retailer with more than 32,000 locations serving approximately 64 million customers in 117 countries each day. More than 80% of McDonald's restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent local men and women.

- What is the organization's current focus?
Currently, the company is focusing on its Sustainable Land Management Commitment (SLMC), a significant advancement in its effort to ensure the food served in its restaurants around the world is sourced from certified sustainable sources. The company requires that, over time, its suppliers will only use agricultural raw materials for its food and packaging that originate from sustainably-managed land.

- What is the organization's overarching goals?
1. To ensure the food served in its restaurants around the world is sourced from certified sustainable sources.
2. To ensure that suppliers will only use agricultural raw materials for the company's food and packaging that originate from sustainably-managed land.
3. To serve customers around the world and accept the responsibility that comes with its global presence.
4. To continue focusing its energy on developing sustainable sourcing practices and broadening menu choices.
5. To put its resources toward ...

Solution Summary

McDonalds is the company used for this answer. The solution answers each part of the questions on training needs and overarching goals in paragraph form for a total of 810 words with 4 references listed at the end.

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