Becoming a District Manager of Dunkin Donuts

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Becoming a District Manager of Dunkin Donuts
Congratulations!!! The store owner of Dunkin Donuts has decided to open five new locations over the next two years. A new District Manager will be needed for these new locations and will present many new opportunities. The new district manager will be given complete control, authority, and responsibility to structure, staff and operate the five new locations. The new opportunities will be challenging, but it will also be rewarding. Seeing the new location grow into thriving businesses will show the store owner that he made a great discussion. Many key components will be among the challenges and will include job design, organizational design, recruiting strategy and methods, and training
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The simple structure will also help to improve the employee to employee relationships. Each new store manager should feel like they are the business owner and all the employees will report directly to them.
Recruiting and Selection Recruiting and selection of employees will be an ongoing process that will continually change as employees show how well they perform. We will have to start off by hiring workers to fill all the needed positions to staff and run the new store location. Dunkin Donuts is a company that promotes managers from within the existing employee selection. This will give each new store location an experienced manager. All new employees will be selected from the applications received through the online application process provided by Dunkin Donuts. Another good way to hire new employees is by having you current employees refer friends that they may know who may need a job. Alderton (2015) states: “Because your employees are the lifeblood of your business, hiring the right ones is critical. Just as important as who you hire, however, is how you hire” (p.30). Each interview will begin with this statement in mind because the employees are the lifeblood of the company. The potential employee will go through the usual interview, and will be evaluated on their potential skill set. The interviewee will also be evaluated on the ability to fit in with the