Panera Bread Case study HW

Panera Bread Case study HW - Valerie Bodden Kluge 10-0014...

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Valerie Bodden Kluge 10-0014 General Business Management September 21, 2009 Page 203 (Understanding Business)- Panera Case study. 1. Ethough in this country there is not something that I would consider a strong competitor, or even a competitor for Panera Bread, La Cuchara de Madera (The Wooden Spoon) is the only restaurant that fits the description. It consists of two branches both located in Santo Domingo, in contrast with Panera Bread that has branches all over the United States and Canada. The basic managerial difference between both restaurants is that Panera Bread is, as the book states it, more “democratic”, which means it involves its entire staff in its decision-making process. While La Cuchara de Madera, the owner is the one that makes all of the decisions. He is always present in the newest of both establishments on certain days of the week, while on the other he goes to the first one. He believes that in order for a business to work correctly, the owner has to be there, supervising all
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This note was uploaded on 08/09/2011 for the course BUS 101 taught by Professor Shindell during the Spring '09 term at Universidad Iberoamericana.

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