None of Us is As Good As All of Us

How McDonald's Prospers by Embracing Inclusion and Diversity

41qBqrCJivL._SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_ Author Patricia Sowell Harris
Isbn 9780470499320
File size 2MB
Year 2009
Pages 192
Language English
File format PDF
Category Economics

Book Description:

McDonald's statistics tell the story of its impressive business achievements. The company serves 58 million customers daily at 32,000 restaurants in 118 nations. It employs 1.6 million people, and had 2008 sales of more than $70 billion. That's a lot of "secret sauce." Through its vaunted Hamburger University, which opened in 1956 in an Illinois restaurant basement, McDonald's teaches store managers, owners and operators how to do things "the McDonald's way." Author Patricia Sowell Harris is in charge of diversity at McDonald's. She must be doing a good job, given that Fortune magazine cited McDonalds as the number one company for diversity two years in a row. Though Harris's book is, by nature, promotional, she does a good job of explaining how diversity works at McDonald's, why a diverse workforce is important and why it makes good business sense. getAbstract recommends her lessons on equitable employment to CEOs, as well as to human resource personnel, and training and hiring managers.



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