Hrm587 Part 4- (Communicating the Change- Due Week 6
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
McDonald's USA Helping to Fight Obesity
OAK BROOK, IL, October 9, 2012 - McDonald's on going commitment to offer healthier menu options
McDonald’s has always been committed to providing great tasting and affordable menu items.
We are also committed to making a difference in our communities with our new health and wellness directives.
McDonald’s has worked very hard in developing ways to do our part to help fight obesity. We have assembled Global Advisory Council to help guide us. The Council is comprised of international independent nutritional experts. With their ongoing guidance, we have been prepared a widespread promotional plan to incorporate nutritional …show more content…
The timing and the type of communication selected was very good. They chose the Olympics to bring attention to their health and wellness change marketing plan. They were able to reach a diverse group of people and inform them of ways they can participate in the change plan. This niche was innovative in that McDonald’s was able to challenge its customers to engage in the change process. Its customers are the most important stakeholder. Now it has the involvement of diverse multicultural stakeholders, which will give them an advantage in knowing what the consumer needs and wants.
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