Whole foods offers organically grown foods for a cost

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prices. Whole Foods offers organically grown foods for a cost of a little more than regular grocery stores. Health conscious customers have access to produce that promotes their healthier lifestyle choice. Whole Foods customers also expect excellent customer service along with a clean and inviting grocery shopping atmosphere. How clean and organized a grocery store is says a lot about the pride the organization has what they are selling. Customers also expect items to be available for purchase at all times. If Whole Foods does not have items stocked at all times sales can be lost due unavailability. Suppliers hold a high power/high importance level at Whole Foods
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Market. These suppliers expect to have their products sold in order for higher profits to be achieved. They expect their products to be displayed properly throughout the market store. Where and how a product is displayed determines, in most cases, how much a products sells. Whole Foods suppliers also expect their quality products to be unaltered when their products are sold. Suppliers expect their items to be the same from the time they leave their suppliers to the time the customer opens the item at home. Suppliers also push for brand name recognition. Suppliers are proud of their quality brands. Shareholders hold a high power/low importance level. They expect a mutually beneficial relationship with Whole Foods. These stakeholders also expect revenues to continue for some time. They also expect to have access to financial and strategic organizational data and the authority to input decision making. The government holds a high power/ low importance status. The government expects Whole Foods to follow rules and regulations on which operations are legal and which ones are not. Rules and regulations can determine how much tax a company has to pay in order to continue operations. The United States government expects for organizations to report all income received for tax purposes. Organizations must be ethical when it comes to income reporting. The government expects fees and taxes to be paid on time year after year. Vision: Mission: Purpose:
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Values: Stakeholder Analysis: The stakeholder analysis places Whole Foods CEO-John Mackey in the center and hold a high power/high importance level of authority. All company members are empowered to make individual decision but the ultimate decision is approved or denied by John Mackey. Customers at Whole Foods Market hold a low power/high importance level. Customers hold high important because Whole Foods is all about not only providing an excellent product but also providing excellent customer service. Customers are considered to have low power because a single customer does not hold the authority/power to make organizational changes or decisions. Shareholders hold a high power/high importance level. Shareholders are important because they are the providers of financial capital to help Whole Foods continue growth and prosperity. Without this funding Whole Foods would have to cut spending and would have to halt expansion into international markets. The shareholders hold a low importance level because one
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