For example a fast food meal for a family of four people would easily cost

For example a fast food meal for a family of four

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McDonaldization does not ordinarily save consumers money. For example, a fast food meal for a family of four people would easily cost somewhere between twenty or twenty-five dollars. Such a sum would go farther spent on ingredients for a home-cooked meal which is cheaper and healthier. People would spend a higher cost on fast-food meals, when it is clear that they are better off at home. Third, it is “The Illusion of Fun: Ha,Ha, The Stock Market Just Crashed”. One might wonder, “If McDonald is not efficient or cheap, what does it has to offer that makes it a worldwide success?”. The answer to this question is simple, fun. An illusion of efficiency and frugality. As long as people believe in the illusion, the actual situation matters little. Thus, restaurants offer play-grounds or arcades, but also in more extreme cases, like The Mall of America, which offers an amusement park, a walk through aquarium, an 18 hole golf course, a fourteen screen movie theater, Hooters, and Planet Hollywood. There is little emphasis on the actual food, all the attention is focused on the entertainment in the fast- food industry that attracts costumers. Fourth, it is “The Illusion of Reality: Even the Singers aren't Real.” McDonaldized societies create deceptive settings and false realities. For example, McDonald's creates the illusion that people are having fun, that they are getting lots of french fries and that they are getting a bargain when they purchase their meal. One infamous example of such unreality was the pop group Milli Vanilli. The two “singers” did not actually sing on their record album. Therefore, the illusion of fun emits positive vibes which attract the costumer, provide business and ultimately profit for the fast-food restaurant. The fifth irrationality is “False Friendliness: Hi, George.” False friendliness is created when workers greed people by their name to create a false sense of friendliness, despite the fact that the workers do not really care about the costumers' name. That being said, these marketing organizations are trying to create the illusion of intimacy. It is the focus of such organizations to exert
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