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from chapter 2   Why is management important? 200-300 word rule Due Day 4 Today’s business world is constantly evolving; indeed, changes occur on a daily basis. “Evolve or perish!” someone citing Charles Darwin’s evolutionary principle would exclaim when referring to the business world. Management makes sure that the company will adapt to a changed environment without jeopardizing the company’s success. For instance, the McDonald’s Corporation had to fit the local taste, cultural values, and traditions of the different countries where McDonald’s stores were opened without weakening its appeal as an American icon (Jandt, 2007). For example, in India, McDonald’s do not provide beef patties as 80% of the Hindu does not eat meat; in Jerusalem, McDonald’s has kosher and non-kosher restaurants. Kosher restaurant do not have cheeseburgers or milkshake as Jewish law forbids the eating of milk and
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Unformatted text preview: meat products together. Several corporations have made many efforts in order to promote diversity in their workplaces. Indeed, they are made up of employees who belong to different ethnic groups (i.e. Hispanic, Asian, White, African American, and so forth). In this case, management is important as it has to make sure the company will adapt to diversity. Therefore, supervisors have been trained to supervise this diverse workforce as company executives realize that it may lead to an increase in the companies’ profits as the company will also acquire a diverse group of customers (Rue & Byars, 2004). References: Jandt, F. E. (2007). An introduction to intercultural communication (5 th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Rue, L.W. and Byars, L.L. (2004). Supervision: key link to productivity (8 th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin....
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