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3 losing out on funding because of the atmospheres a decision was made for them to merge. From the merger Thee Corners was created. It offered a setting where drinks continued to flow and the music genre was based on the customer as a digital juke box was operated. The change in the organization worked for several months until it slowly turned into a bar where the elderly had to have their drinks before the younger crowd came to ruin their fun. Six years after the merger BID was losing $100 million dollars a year and like Three Corners after their merger they faced a financial meltdown- Three Corners saw a loss of $120,00 in a single year. Some of the major issues faced for each establishment were quality, safety, low employee drive, and lack of management. Membership was not a requirement in Three Corners but those who were members of the old Elks lodge clearly received better quality service. For example, having their drinks served in glasses versus plastic rock cups. The elderly crowed vowed to stop coming to Three Corners in fear, they did not feel safe when evening hours approached, and the younger crowd came in. Younger patrons of the bar were reluctant to tip; therefore, bartenders did not want to continue to serve them. The new managers of Three Corners let all issues fall by the wayside and turned a blind eye to customer complaints and health regulations. Quality was an issue with the BID as well. Due to the financial turmoil hospital administrators were forced to focus solely on short-term survival (Kutyla,et al, 2004). BID suffered from issues with employing qualified individuals as the new rules from the merger left them in fear of admitting errors due to their momentous poor technical setups. There was lack of teamwork throughout each department. Training was inadequate and financial incentives were little to none. Each company was able to bounce back slowly. After each organization began to focus on transparency and commitment to quality. Managers of Three Corners made their financial
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  • Spring '12
  • Management, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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