Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market - Executive Summary The goal of...

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Executive Summary The goal of recruitment and selection at Whole Foods Market is to find people who share the company's core values. These values include a desire to sell the highest quality natural and organic products, satisfying and delighting customers, supporting team happiness and excellence, caring about the community, and creating wealth. The success of their recruiting practices can be determined by checking things like number of applicant, percentage of applicants that make it past the initial screening process, retention rates, and employee satisfaction. The training and development at Whole Foods Market is very thorough. There are over ten training programs that acquaint a new member with their responsibilities and everything they need to know about Whole Foods' line of natural and organic products. The knowledge is obtained through classroom training, articles related to the field of organic foods, and online through the Whole Foods University. Development of each member is furthered by additional resources such as their mentoring program and could potentially be enhanced to include a retreat and brainstorming sessions. Whole Foods prides itself on offering its team members an open and empowering work environment, work-life balance, competitive wages, extensive benefits, and a great company culture. They achieve internal and external equity in their compensation system and overwhelming employee satisfaction with their benefits. Whole Foods Market doing a good job at selecting benefits that target employees’ needs while still promoting the organizations strategic objectives. Whole Foods Market needs to continuously monitor the compensation system to make sure it is satisfying the needs of the employees and the organization as well as being administered effectively. Implementing a performance management plan for Whole Foods Market can benefit all areas of productivity. Evaluating current organizational performance and productivity before and after execution of the plan will determine the success of the program. Identifying and rewarding individual, group, and organizational needs accordingly will effectively increase motivation, create organizational commitment, and identification among Whole Foods Market team members.
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HR Mission Statement The Human Resources Department will serve as an integral part of Whole Foods Market’s quest to stick to the values by which we measure success. We believe our employees are our most valuable resource and will do everything in our power to ensure they are motivated and successful. Our mission is to hire the best people for our company and provide a great work environment to give them the best chance to develop and succeed as team members in any part of the company. We demand excellence in every area while bringing happiness to our employees, customers, stockholders, and communities.
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Operating Environment and Strategy Industry and Competition Whole Foods Market is a public company, which owns and operates natural and organic
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