Professor John Burtt
BUS 114 Management
May 21, 2013
Case Study 1 : Trader Joe’s 1. In what ways does Trader Joe’s demonstrate the importance of each responsibility in the management process-planning, organizing, leading, and controlling?
-Trader Joe’s demonstrates planning by intending to carry unique products at a low cost within a fun, relaxing environment. Their organizing skills were apparent due to their approach to find unusual foods from around the world, contract directly with manufacturers, label their products with catchy phrases and by maintaining a small stock of each product. Their leadership was exemplified by hiring employees with job skills such as being “ambitious and adventurous” and providing a …show more content…
Further Research: Trader Joe’s approach toward their business by keeping their stores smaller and carrying smaller amounts of unique products seem to be a major part of their success continuously through time. This is a major aspect of their method of management that has proven to have been a “good” choice. Their competitors