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The company did not enjoy its present status from its advent; it gained its sound reputation and name with uninterrupted hard work and successful innovatory ideas. It can be regarded among triumphant companies in the European region because of its steady success. Initially Debbi was adamant in terms of keeping all the authority to herself, however, with the passage of time, she realized that her business could not expand with her stubborn autocracy of keeping all the control in her hand (Cash and Ostrofsky 4). After this consideration, she delegated her authority for a profitable business empire. Acquiring LPB was in the interest of business. The acquirement and introduction of combination stores initially proved to be disadvantageous. However, the company feels that in the future, these combination stores will prove to be beneficial. The information systems implemented by the company are also going to be profitable for the company and its affiliated company, LPB. Interest in the Acquisition of La Petite Boulangerie (LPB) Fields after showing interest in the acquisition of LPB, a chain of 119 French stores of Bakery/Sandwich acquired it, after which, the first step that they took was expelling fifty people from their jobs. Out of fifty-three staff members, only three were left, two in operations and one in R & D (Cash and Ostrofsky 9). According to Randy, there were many overhead functions running in LBP due to which, extra people were employed, which resulted in extra costs for the management and depreciated the profit of the company (Cash and Ostrofsky 9). Debbi and Randy believed in minimized hierarchal structure due to which, they showed little value for massive structures being organized by complex hierarchy managed all over the company. It was this thought due to which, fifty people being employed in LPB lost their jobs after affiliation of LPB with Mrs Fields Cookies. The step of expelling fifty people out of fifty-three is a major step that was required to be well-thought of as the expelled people can create problems for the new administration. As store manager of LPB, I would have revolted against this administrative step as if the management can expel such a large number of people from their jobs, they are able to think for such steps in future as well due to which, the future employees and their jobs are also in danger. There should be job security and the administration of Mrs Fields Cookies should have arranged for substituted jobs for the employees of LPB considering that the company’s administration should not only think for its profit but also for its employees. Debbi and Randy’s Business and La Petite Boulangerie (LPB) Debbi and Randy while acquiring control of LPB thought that there were many similarities found in the two chains—Mrs Fields Cookies and LPB. According to Randy LPB was, “a logical extension for the bakery aspect of Mrs. Fields' Cookies” (Cash and Ostrofsky 9). Debbi and Randy saw the affiliation of LPB with Mrs Fields Cookies as a step taken for business expansion as the two chains suited each other. They were interested in combining the two forms of stores. Both of the store chains dealt with bakery items due to which, their combination business was not a destructive step. The senior managers working at Mrs Fields Cookies were given a chance to run the stores of LPB for understanding the
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Mr. and Mrs. Smith Hotel
This professional training report relates the fruitful experience I have had with Mr and Mrs Smith Hotels. The latter boasts of being an authority in terms of being the most stylish and individual hotels in destinations around the world from Amsterdam to Zambia. The organisations also lends information about the best room or suite to ask for, where to head for the tastiest lunch and signpost the best beaches and picnic spots.
A key part of understanding the business model of Mr. and Mrs Smith is an understanding of the market in which the company caters to. As a publishing company, Mr. and Mrs. Smith must understand what its readers want and how to offer a definitive...
The story of the movie is rather unusual however it has been well accepted by the public in all countries globally; the success of the film can lead to the development of specific assumptions regarding the quality of comedies produced the last years as well as the characteristics of successful comedies (based on the elements of the film that have been considered as the most successful regarding the laughter caused to the audience).
In order to understand the potential use of the work of Bergson to the explanation of the sense of ‘comic’ as developed through the particular book, it is necessary to refer primarily to the general characteristics of ‘comic’ as described by Bergson. The ab...
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 1
Mrs. FieldsCookies 1
Acquirement of La Petite Boulangerie 2
Mrs. FieldsCookies’ Information systems and La Petite Boulangerie 4
Future of the employees of La Petite Boulangerie 5
Works Cited 7
Mrs. FieldsCookies is a company that has prospered with the passage of time due to the continuous struggle and intelligent strategies designed by the owners of the firm: Debbi and Randy. Due to continuous expansion of the business, the company had 416 outlets, 122 La Petite Boulangerie stores and many others units, a factory, a college for the provision of training at the company’s stores, a processing plant and many other stores and outlets...
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Mrs Dalloway, a novel by Virginia Woolf was published in 1925. The novel was written and published at a time when some landmark masterpieces such as Eliot’s The Waste Land, James Joyce’s Ulysses, Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury, and Forster’s Passage to India were written. Also writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Wallace Stevens and Ernest Hemingway of the United States and W.B.Yeats and D.H. Lawrence of Great Britain were at their peak at that time. Woolf has managed to hold her own and create a masterpiece. The novel describes a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, an upper class British woman belonging to post-World War I England. In the novel Virginia Woolf uses the stream...
... is quick to spot opportunities before others do and quickly marshals the resources to produce an innovation. With this in mind, it is in this light that we will now examine the business case of Mrs. Fields’ Cookies and hopefully glean a few lessons from studying this case which are applicable to good management thinking.
Mrs. Fields’ Holdings, Inc. acquired La Petite Boulangerie from Pepsi Cola Company as part of its international expansion plans started way back in 1982. This purchase in 1987 was the latest. La Petite Boulangerie (LPB) is a 119-store bakery chain that uses frozen dough to bake breads, croissants, other baked goods and also hot soups and sandwiches. LPB was acquired primarily because the owners of Mrs. Fields...
Oil was first discovered in Iran and after World War I, the British found oil in Iraq. In 1932, it was discovered in commercial quantities in Bahrain. After that, there was much activity in oil exploration and discovery all over the Gulf region. However, this did not give the region immediate wealth. It took some years before sufficient oil could be discovered to find commercial use. All the countries were, however, were dependent on Britain until they could reap the benefits from the oil discovery. The fastest to develop were the oil fields of Kuwait and by 1953 Kuwait was the largest producer of oil in the region. Oil exploration took place in 1935 in Qatar as well as in Kuwait. Oil was finally discovered in 1940 in Qata...
...Table of Contents
The Organization 2
Fields’ Initial Actions upon Acquiring LPB 3
Reasons to Initiate These Actions 4
Point of View as LPB Store Manager 5
LPB Business Line and the Mrs. Fields’ Business Line 6
Fields’ Information Systems 7
Losses after Acquisition: Randy’s Explanation 8
Future of LPB and Its Employees 9
Justification behind the Thought 11
Mrs. Fields’ Original Cookies, Inc was established in 1977 at Palo Alto in California by Mrs. Debbi Fields. The company in its introductory stage only used to market the cookies baked with Mrs. Fields’ recipes. Gaining a rapid growth in the market, Mrs. Fields decided to expand her only business to the national and the international...
...Mrs. Fields’ Cookies Growth Mrs. Fields’ Cookies has been a successful company, growing from a one-retail store firm opened in 1987 to a corporation controlling as much as 417 different stores within a period of approximately ten years. Growth and success in Mrs. Fields’ Cookies were attributed to three factors: first it was the entrepreneurial spirit of its founders (Randy and Debbi) and their commitment in leveraging opportunities; second it was the focus on a strategy that could combine expansion (international expansion as well) while maintaining control of the initial concept of the business (expansion on the one hand could mean loss of the control or the identity of the business but essentially Randy and Debbi managed to retain...
...Question: Write an essay that examines how the personal and/or social effects of war are presented in two modernist texts. At least one of the textsyou focus on must be a
longer work such as Mrs. Dalloway or The Waste Land.
Assessment Requirements: This assessment task requires you to compare two works of literature
studied in this unit in relation to one of the questions below. Where relevant, you may also refer to
examples from the visual arts that have been discussed in the lectures (e.g. painting, film and
Your essay must: 1) compare and contrast the two literary texts in relation to the set topic;
2) present a clear and coherent line of argument in relation to the set topic and; 3) demonstrate...
... Mrs. Dalloway Is the self a constituent of an individual or is an individual defined in the context of the society? Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway explores a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, an aristocratic English woman. Married to Richard Dalloway, a Conservative Member of Parliament, Clarissa seems to live the good life in London. Even so, this is on the surface, because in reality, she in search of individuality and personality, and the search for self-identity. Social forms and sexual expressions riddle the storyline and experiences of Clarissa. Woolf erratically interweaves and rearranges the past and the present to explain the experiences of the characters. She fragments her attention from Clarissa to Septimus, to Walsh to Mrs...
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