Starbucks’ Organizational Formation and Culture

Describe the organizational formation and organizational culture of the Starbucks company.

Discuss four different types of organizational and legal formation, one of which must be the formation adopted by Starbucks. Construct a simple organizational chart showing the different business functions within Starbucks. Discuss the interrelationships between four of these different business functions. Explain any three of the following in the context of operational management within Starbucks:

  • Corporate governance.
  • Organizational culture.
  • Organizational behavior.
  • International drivers (such as globalization).
  • Quality systems.

Discuss the range of human and physical resources that make up the organizational infrastructure of Starbucks. Discuss how your chosen organization could use a balanced scorecard to assess its performance.