Assignment 1 - Samantha Zid MGT 291 Tues 6-8:40...

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Samantha Zid MGT 291, Tues. 6-8:40 1/16/11 Assignment #1 Ryanair What is this company’s main product or service? Flights across and other ways to travel across Europe What is the company’s mission? Values? The company strives to provide the best way to travel across Europe by using the lowest airfares Europe’s first airline Describe what you would expect the organizational culture to be like. The culture seems like it would be very efficient and welcoming Ryanair is the dominant airline in Europe so it seems like they would try to be ex- tremely accommodating to travelers Which of the cultures in the Competing Values Framework apply to this company? Hierarchy culture works with this company because it is the dominant company in European travel o Ryanair has control over the market and they work off of being efficient and have a reputation for always providing their services on time and be- ing extremely smooth functioning Clan culture also works with Ryanair because the company works hard to collab- orate to provide their customers with the best travel arrangements o The company provides a wide variety of travel options which means that different departments must work together to put together their customers dream vacation How might this culture affect the way that supervisors function and supervise? Employ- ees? Since this company has been around for a while the company probably provides a strong and unified way of getting tasks done for supervisors and employees to fol- low Supervisors spend a lot of time encouraging their employees to find new ways for people to travel cheaper and with more ease Employees work well together and collaborate on a lot of their tasks Starbucks What is this company’s main product or service? Coffee drinks and light snacks/breakfast foods
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