Organization - Organization: The organization I will be...

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Organization: The organization I will be discussing is Dollar Tree. Even though I’ am no longer employed by the company as a store manager I have been a witness to many leadership and organizational issues that are in need of change. Dollar Tree is America’s largest single price point retailer with over 3200 stores from coast to coast. Dollar Tree traces its origins to 1953 when company founder K.R. Perry opened a Ben Franklin store in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. Along with Doug Perry, Macon Brock and Ray Compton, he eventually turned the store into K&K 5&10, a five and dime. A number of additional K&K stores were opened. By the 1970s and 1980s, the chain came to concentrate on toys. In 1986, the company opened its first Dollar Tree store in Dalton, Georgia. By 1991, the company decided to focus exclusively on the Dollar Tree line and sold the K&K stores to KB Toys The company came to be known as Dollar Tree Stores, and by 1995 was traded on NASDAQ. Since that time the company has focused on expanding its presence nationwide. In 1996, Dollar
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