As people have issues about Mcdonalds’ low food quality toward people’s health. However, there is another important area that we have to consider seriously about is how its system, so-called “Mcdonaldization”has influenced and continuously effecting our society. From the article “McJobs: Mcdonaldization and the Workplace” by George Ritzer, he distributes the idea of how Mcdonaldized system has changed our society into scripted and “programmized” places (Ritzer 1998:140). He has specifically analyzed the McJobs’( job that has been Mcdonaldized) into four elements,which is its efficiency, calculation, prediction and control. As the nature of the world is made of a full of colors, diverse opinions of people naturally exist toward the term
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY: MCDONALD’S CORPORATION 1. INTRODUCTION McDonald’s Corporation is the world’s leading fast food restaurant chain with more than 34,000 local restaurants serving approximately 69 million people in 119 countries each day. More than 80% of McDonald’s restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent local franchisees. Its revenues come from the rent, royalties, and fees paid by the franchisees, as well as sales in company-operated restaurants (McDonald’s, n.d.).
In Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson’s Chew On This, the two authors discuss the upbringing and evolution of the phenomenon that is fast food, which much of American business thrives off of today. With nearly 31,000 McDonald’s spread across 120 countries, the habit of eating fast food has become a routine. Schlosser and Wilson examine everything from the birth of the industry, specifically circling around McDonald’s, to the aspects present today which have largely strayed from its original ideals. McDonald’s did not start off as a fast food joint, however. By 1940 the automobile was flourishing, and drive-in restaurants were created (beginning with Kirby’s Pig Stand); people would pull up next to these establishments and waitresses, or “carhops,”
INTRODUCTION McDonald's has become an icon of American fast food. It is now internationally known, with thousands of restaurants in various countries around the world. In 1940, Dick and Mac McDonald opened McDonalds’s Bar-B-Q restaurant on Fourteenth and E streets in San Bernardino, California. It was a typical drive-in featuring a large menu and car hop service. After several years in business, Dick and Mac McDonald shut down their restaurant for three months for alteration.
The Similarities and Differences of McDonald’s and Wendy’s Corporate America has taken a stranglehold on American nutrition and eating habits. McDonald’s food has dominance over the market with its cost effectiveness and availability. In contrast, Wendy’s has superior products with higher prices. While these fast-food giants have a massive place in America, they have their similarities and differences. Wendy’s and McDonald’s demonstrate these traits in cost, diversity, and quality.
6.1 Marketing Mix Marketing mix is a set of controllable marketing tactics used by business to promote their product and achieve its marketing objectives. (L. Lake, 15 June 2017) Marketing mix is also called the 4Ps which consist of Promotion, Place, Product and Price. (M. J. Baker, 2001, p.54) 6.1.1 Product
1. Supporting point 1: Nowadays we can see these fast food restaurants in almost every shopping mall and there is at least one of these franchised restaurants in each area of the city and still increasing in number because of the high demand. a. Sub-supporting point 1: Although there are lots of choices of food inside a mall, but people often choose fast food as it is affordable and yet it is tasty and filling at the same time. b. Sub-supporting point 2: For example, in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, there are a lot options of food to choose but the two franchised McDonalds are still always
6.0 Marketing Strategies There are different marketing strategies which can be applied for each component depending on organizational objectives or goals. Skillshare need to accomplish the precise equilibrium of the marketing mix to achieve its goals. Figure 1: The 4 Ps of Marketing Mix Marketing mix is an arrangement of four choices which should be taken before propelling any new product or service on the market. These variables are otherwise called the 4 P's of marketing. These four variables help the firm in settling on vital choices essential for the smooth running of any product / organization.
They get the food ingredients from one supplier and the drinks are from another supplier. McDonald’s has nothing to sell selling if they didn’t have a supplier. The company must make sure the suppliers are cooperation and trustable.
ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE & DESIGN KFC share in a divisional structure of Yum! Brands, Inc. Pizza Hut, Long John Silver’s, Taco Bell and A&W are the other divisions Offers spots to many people; good for senior executives Eager, alert, and flexible to growth and change KFC makes everything to be recognize and provide money to Yum! Brands, Inc. Chick-fil-a is KFC’s biggest competitor, and quickly growing in popularity. Other competitors include AFC Enterprises and McDonald’s CULTURE Big on diversity in the office
There are different ways to enter the foreign market (except the direct and indirect export of the goods): wholly owned subsidiaries, merger & acquisitions, joint ventures, franchising/licensing agreements and minority investments. After determining the entry mode the company will choose the market and evaluate it to find the best way to enter it. The different forms of market entry strategies have advantages and disadvantages. Standardization of market operations and processes are more different if a company chooses merger & acquisitions and joint ventures, because first the partnerships need to be harmonization. These partnerships are valuable because of the partner’s knowledge about the local market.
This deals with a customers’ perception that a product or service they are buying provides them with a higher value than a competitor. Superior quality can be broken down into two kinds of attributes: quality as excellence and quality as reliability. A customers’ perspective of quality as excellence would be that they want a product or service that provides features and a level of service that has no comparison. With regard to quality as excellence, if customers perceive that the products design, features, and functions are better than everyone else, then they would be more likely to buy their product. Higher quality products allow for a higher sense of value provided to the customer.
During this case study, we were asked to answer three (3) questions. First, we were to describe McDonald’s
The age factor used by the target market of McDonalds is a family with dual income that does not have the time to prepare their food for their children, the workers who are having lunch and teens. Besides that, according to Schroder and McEachern (2005), global target market fast-food industry account for 79 percent is at age 17-25. The income factor used by McDonald target customers are upper-middle and lower income consumers. The Mac value offered by McDonalds will attract lower class customers to upper-middle customers. McDonald 's lunch meal RM5.95 has improved the product as it is attractive to upper-middle and even lower customers.