It can be concluded that the fast food industry plays a major role in the stability of society. When analyzing the fast food environment from a structural functionalist perspective, it is recognizable that the fast food restaurant serves as significance to society primarily because it provides jobs for many individuals as well as a sense of self-fulfillment to others. If it wasn 't for fast food restaurants, many individuals would be unemployed, the poverty rate would increase, and economic growth wouldn 't be as high as it is today. Take the human body, for example; when an organ or muscle vessel in the human body isn 't functioning properly, it causes the body as a whole to malfunction. So when fast food restaurants are taken out of society, the stability of society as a whole
However, public health policies increasingly discouraged consumers from eating fast food such as from McDonald’s, with links to high cholesterol and obesity problems as seen from its country-of-origin, the US. Nonetheless, this threat can be an opportunity for McDonald’s to improve the healthfulness of its food and tap on the huge potential market. Economic changes around the world affect McDonald’s industry and environment given its transnational nature. McDonald’s largest market, the American economy, experienced stable but slow
Being a locavore means you decide to eat locally grown and planted products. The reason that people become locavores is because the think about their health and well being. People who want to become locavores should have an interest in their nutrition in order to not give up on being a locavore. Being a locavore has many benefits for everyone not just the ones who become locavores. Being a locavore is better because the produce is fresher than what they sell in supermarkets.
Food Inc. Food Inc., a documentary over the different food incorporations and facts that most of the consumers are not aware. Food Inc., discuses the main important themes that are caused by us the consumer’s food vs. healthy food, the reaction of the government, corn different uses, and how the consumers react. People choose fast food because it has two main things it is cheaper, and fast. The question is it fast food is good for us?
( Elena utaru , 2014) b. Sub-supporting point: Besides, the packaging of fast foods make it easy to take away or bring it wherever you go. 2. Supporting point: Secondly, the services that provided is convenient with very quick response a.Sub-supporting point: Mc Donald has 24 hours services of home delivery whenever you order the food.
McDonaldization has not only impacted fast-food restaurants, it has had an enormous impact on the economy and major businesses and companies. Companies are able to efficiently manufacture great amounts of the same, identical product for consumers. Although many of these developments have made tasks effortless and life easier, there are downfalls to McDonaldization despite all the positives. Because life gets easier due to advancements, people in society get lazy. This laziness in society has direct correlation to the obesity rate rising in the United States.
Lastly, the threats can be recognized as are that they are high competition, other companies offered similar product at a lower price, high supplier cost, and climate and transportation conflicts. The 5 forces that are related in this case include the threat of new entrants, substitute of product, and rivalry. Many other established fast food restaurants can offer smoothies at a lower and reduce price and also the substitute for their products can be high because the consumers have several options and the ability to make them at home. Rivalry among competitors is also
Business is all about making profit and although the savings that the restaurants experience may not be passed to the consumers, I don’t not think it is unethical, I will consider it smart business. Persons might argue that the restaurants are selling a product under their brand although it is not truly theirs but the restaurant experience is more than just the food. As long as restaurants maintain the quality of the food provided, ensure that the cost matches the quality, and continue to improve service, I can support this initiative. Restaurant outsourcing can increase capacity since they are providing food faster which means that the customer turnover is higher, that is, they are serving more customers that they did before as customers seating time is reduced.
Will McWrap help McDonald’s sustain competitive advantage? As McDonalds is known for being a quick-service restaurant, it attracts mostly customers who want quickly made food. I believe that the McWrap is slowing down the service, which exacerbates the brand. The speedy service is one of the main qualities of McDonald’s, and is one of their biggest competitive advantages.
Vision: Establishing best to serve our customers, delicious food and a unique with fast food restaurant traditional cuisine in Malaysia which is recognized for providing good food with fast and efficient. Mission: Our team will create a strong company that provides a comfortable environment, and efficient services.
Food is required in order to live as well as maintain a healthy lifestyle. Potassium, fiber, fat, calories, sodium, along with a bunch of vitamins are required for human body. Calories give us vitality to move around and do our day to day work. From past food industry in United States has grown so much.
The original material of food cost of Chipotle operating costs is larger than other fast food restaurants, although this is a measure they have to implement to ensure freshness and health of food they sold, this is the reason for their high food prices. Even if the majority of customers are willing to pay for the higher cost of health food, Chipotle still should find out some effective ways to reduce the cost of their food in the future. Here are some suggestions: firstly,negotiate with the original suppliers to establish a long-term and stronger cooperative relationship to achieve a purpose of a certain reduction in the purchase price. Secondly, take advantage of suppliers’ promotional discounts. Attempt to make communications and collaborations
The book Fast Food Nation was written by a man named Eric Schlosser. This book opens the eyes of many people and it makes them realize that fast food industry has abused our nation, not in a painful way but in a harmful way. Fast food in the 1900’s has effected America in many different ways. The fast food industry has gotten better since the mid 1900’s. However, it still has some harmful effects on America such as health problems, franchising, meat packaging/processing, and marketing/advertising.