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can be lost due unavailability. Suppliers hold a high power/high importance level at Whole Foods 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
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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: Vision: Whole Foods Market's vision of a sustainable future means our children and grandchildren will be living in a world that values human creativity, diversity, and individual choice. Businesses will harness human and material resources without devaluing the integrity of the individual or the planet's ecosystems. Companies, governments, and institutions will be held accountable for their actions. People will better understand that all actions have repercussions and that planning and foresight coupled with hard work and flexibility can overcome almost any problem encountered. It will be a world that values education and a free exchange of ideas by an informed citizenry; where people are encouraged to discover, nurture, and share their life's passions. Mission: Whole Foods Market is a dynamic leader in the quality food business. We are a mission-driven company that aims to set the standards of excellence for food retailers. We are building a business in which high standards permeate all aspects of our company. Quality is a state of mind at Whole Foods Market. Purpose: To become the sole provider of organic/natural food products and promote a healthier diet lifestyle. Values: Teamwork - teams are empowered to working together toward the same goals.
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Fairness - Whole Food believes in treating all company stakeholders fairly and without favoring one person or team over the other.
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