Boost Juice is an Australian organisation that specialises in making juice, but has also recently opened ‘Salsa’ stores as well. They started in 2000 and since then have opened 250 stores in 12 different countries (Boost Juice, n.d.). This report analyses the organisational culture, management and leadership styles of Boost Juice as well as how they engage and motivate employees in the documentary Undercover Boss. An issue and strength will also be identified within this and recommendations will be made. Finally, the Undercover Boss method with be evaluated in order to support the recommendations made.
Boost Juice has created an organisation culture that supports the identity and goals of the company. Organisation culture is a system of shared …show more content…
An organisations culture is a reflection of its identity. How employees act and talk about the business reflects on Boost Juice’s brand imagine (Chron,2016). Looking at Grace for example, Janine said that she reflects the youthful Juice Boost culture. Having a positive motivated manager will reflect on the whole team and inspire them. When Tina started cutting back her hours as a manager at her store in Perth due to health issues, the stores figures went down, proving that the team follow the attitude and effort put in by the manager. Boost Juice even says on their website that “every company is only as good as its people”. The Boost Juice employees work together as a ‘team’ rather than a ‘group’, the difference being a group simply share collective norms and goals whereas a team have complementary skills and are committed to a common purpose. Working as a team rather than a group means that Boost Juice workplace cohesiveness is improved and productivity is increased. (Kinicki, Scott-Ladd, Perry & Williams, …show more content…
The information from this was then used to identify one issue problem and one significant strength of Boost Juice and also make recommendations. Boost Juice currently has a strong organisational culture that is supported by their positive and motivated employees. Janine has a strong leadership style which is obviously working for the company, but by going on Undercover Boss and breaking the corporate hierarchy she was able to understand any issues she was seeing on paper. Employees are obviously already motivated, emphasised by the business culture. However, Janine giving each employee incentives that would benefit them individually will help the company become even stronger and motivate employees even more. Boost Juice just needs to focus on communicating more between upper level management and their employees on the shop floor. They are the ones who are the face of the business to customers and they are the ones who see first-hand any issues to do with the stores. Communicating with them is key in order to have a full understanding of what they are doing well and where they need to improve. At the end of the day "The art of communication is the language of leadership" (James Humes,
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Jamba Juice should focus on expanding its product to attract more customers while staying true to their mission statement. It could offer different products that are low-calorie but taste good, opening up new franchises in warmer states would help boost sales. Jamba Juice offers different smoothie options, boosts, and shots that most of its competitors don’t offer. I recommend adding new flavor to the steel- cut hot oatmeal that was a huge success after being added to menu. Jamba Juice unique menu listing keeps the customers attention and provides sales growth.
The Importance of a Company’s Culture The culture of a company is one of the most important and sometimes overlooked factors in an organization. The culture can increase employee engagement and increase productivity which will allow a company to reach its goals, “From productivity and engagement in the organization’s day-to-day, to an employer brand that naturally fuels recruiting efforts, to creating a lasting brand that customers immediately recognize, there’s no escaping it – culture radiates outward into the marketplace” (Straz 2015). The culture can have a great impact on the employees. Employees thrive in a positive working environment and the ability to engage with their managers without fear of retaliation.
Bass pro shop employees are taught to always be team oriented and follow specific quality policies with the goal of operating and improving production and product services. When employees come together to find a way to complete tasks at a much more efficient rate of time, this then leads to more productivity. Lessening the strain of the workload on each individual employee, and providing for a more effective overall business is a key ingredient in “effective teamwork.” “Teams promote equality among individuals, and encourages a positive attitude and trust, teams develop a greater sense of responsibility for achieving goals and preforming tasks.” (Quality & performance excellence pg331)
This report evaluates the Boost Juice Undercover Boss documentary in regards to organisational culture, management and leadership styles and motivational theories as well as the impacts of these. The organisational culture of a company can essentially make or break it. Juice boost has built a strong organisational culture around having positive and motivated staff which then reflects positivity on the company’s image. Janine Allis is a strong leader who put in a lot of hard work and time to get to where she is with Boost Juice.
Module 8: Leadership Model MGT 560: Leadership Development Colorado State University-Global Campus Professor: Tom Woodruff May 03, 2015 : Introduction The Case Study, The Food Terminal (A) has been considered to offer the Model adapted from Montgomery, Copley, and Associates (1996) as a solution for the issues arising out of the case study. A professional situation experienced by me has been considered too and the model employed while I was working as a Manager. Heart Mike mentioned that he was initially nervous while getting the responsibilities and was asked to meet the department managers, and that he could see the look of disappointment in their eyes. He had the heart to share that most of these managers
Organizational culture is the foundation for organizations to strive and maintain success. Its structure of standards, include planning of human resources, management, health and safety, and the like. Organizations depend on these tactics to gain revenue, marketing strategies, and satisfaction of employees, and build relationships. Management should also be involved to create positive work environments, demonstrate great attitudes, and effective communication to its employees. The organizational culture at Walgreens is based on a variety of components within the organization.
Increased Work Efficiency / Productivity A team that has good culture of teamwork and mutual motivation will make the members more productive and smarter. Such a team where seamless and effective relationships exist, members are poised to learn from one another, develop skills and leverage on such internally gained skills to expedite work processes thereby increasing overall efficiency, reducing downtimes and knowledge gaps. Collaboration among such team members will make members to perform at their best by working on what they do best.
1. Describe J.C; Penney 's culture before and during Johnson 's time in the organization. What were the attributes that Johnson changed, and how did this impact the culture and success of J.C. Penney? J.C. Penney’s culture was based on transparency and loyalty before the entry of Ron Johnson.
Abstract Chipotle Mexican Grill is a well-known company that deals with fast food and has made significant and distinctive progress compared to other companies in the fast food industry. The company not only prepares food in front of customers but also makes sure that food is made with integrity. The integrity is enhanced by finding, evaluating, and choosing the right ingredients, which are from animals, farmers, and the environment (chipotle.com). These are the principles that serve to direct and guide the organization and help position it as a leader in the industry.
Organizing – Organizational Culture Organizational culture consists of the set of shared, taken-for-granted implicit assumptions that a group holds in the workplace (Kinicki & Williams 226). The Publix Corporation formally states its commitment to its organizational culture in their published mission statement. One of the bullet points of the Publix mission is dedication “to the dignity, value and employment security of our associates” ("Mission Statement & Guarantee"). It is the founder’s values that drive an organization’s culture (Kinicki & Williams 227).
Second, Jamba Juice could open smaller footprint stores in convenient locations that can make the smoothies faster and still continue the current brand positioning. Third, they could increase their citizenship efforts and fund non-profit organizations that focus on educating the public on the benefits of a healthy & organic lifestyle. Fourth, Jamba Juice could seek to broaden their current product offerings, such as smoothies that utilize new raw ingredients. Fifth, they could seek out new suppliers (such as CPG companies) in an effort to cut materials costs, and also provide more unique products. Sixth, Jamba Juice could partner with a gym, or other type of fitness center in an effort to reach a more nutritionally-minded, athletic market segment.
Organizational Culture Assessment Executive Summary Organizational culture denotes a set of values, artifacts, beliefs, assumptions, and norms that emerges from the interactions of members of an organization. It is a generic term used to signify a host of behaviors that connote general operating norms of conduct for a corporation and the framework against which organizational effectiveness is evaluated. The aim of this paper was to examine the cultural values of Baxter Healthcare Corporation and report on how the company’s organizational culture affects the way it operates and perform its objectives. Moreover, by using information regarding Baxter’s corporate culture obtained through a face-to-face interview with Baris U. Agar, Ph.D. – a senior
Motivation is essential for a group as well as an organization. In the eyes of the leader of organization McDonald’s, authorizing and inspiring staff members to do the best in their job and they’re capable of helps create job satisfaction, lowering gross revenue in an industry that has a standing for stimulating its employees. In addition, a glad, stable workforce not just conveys better customer service; it is likewise more compelling at building deals and attracting repeat business. There are five concentrate benefits of employee motivation which Mc Donald’s approached at: 1. Improved Productivity 2.
Organization Culture and Leadership Analysis Using Sociology Paradigm Introduction This study has described the organizational culture and leadership of my company. I analysis my company adopt the?functionalism Paradigm, which is one of the major theoretical perspectives in sociology. See below is sociological paradigm. This paradigm developed by Burrell and Morgan classifies sociological theories along the two orthogonal dimensions of regulation vs. change and subjectivity vs. objectivity (Burrell & Morgan, 1979).