Papa Johns Strengths

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Papa John’s is an American based pizza chain franchise that was founded in 1984. It is the third largest pizza chain restaurant in America behind only Pizza Hut and Domino’s (CITATION). The founder of Papa John’s is “Papa” John Schnatter. Papa John’s began when Schnatter knocked out a wall in his father’s tavern and put an oven in a closet. Schnatter then began selling out of his father’s tavern’s closet and his popularity grew rapidly. The headquarters of the Papa John’s Franchise are held in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. “Papa” John Schnatter is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of the Papa John’s franchise. Schnatter received a business degree from Ball State and then began Papa John’s in his father’s tavern. Steve Ritchie…show more content…
Organizations use it as a planning method to understand the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of their own company or another company. One of the strengths of the Papa John’s franchise is that their organization is already highly established in the pizza chain restaurant business. Papa John’s is the third largest pizza chain restaurant in the United States. It is a very recognizable brand and people are familiar with it. Another strength of Papa John’s is that they are known for using high quality ingredients. The slogan “Better Ingredients, Better Pizza, Papa John’s” can be heard in every televised Papa John’s advertisement. People are drawn to the idea of better ingredients and may be swayed to purchase Papa John’s over another pizza organizations due to the better ingredients that the Papa John’s franchise claims to use. Papa John’s is also known to have a good brand name. People generally think of Papa John’s as an affordable, high quality, family friendly, pizza restaurant. Although Papa John’s been a highly successful pizza chain restaurant for decades, they are not free from weaknesses. Papa John’s does not have the amount of items on the menu that other restaurants have to offer. This can cause customers to become bored with the Papa John’s menu and seek other restaurant options. Another weakness is that Papa John’s has a limited amount of restaurants compared to the…show more content…
There are several inputs in the Papa John’s open system. One of the inputs is the equipment needed to make pizza. Another input is to have quality suppliers that provide quality ingredients. The throughput of the Papa John’s franchise is to make a profit. One of the outputs is to have loyal customers who will return. Another output is to be able to compete with the top pizza chain

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