Controls at the Bellagio Casino Resort

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Synopsis of the Situation The Bellagio was one of 23 properties of MGM MIRAGE, one of the world's leading hotel and gaming companies. Located in the heart of Las Vegas, The Bellagio was widely recognized as one of the premiere casino resorts in the world. Richly decorated, the resort featured a conservancy filled with unique botanical displays, and eight-acre lake featuring over 1,000 fountains that performed a choreographed ballet of water, music, and lights, top-notch amenities and entertainment options, and 200,000 square feet of convention space. In the casino operations area, the Bellagio operated 2,409 coin-operated gaming devices (slot machines), and 143 game tables. Approximately 1,000 people were employed in casino operations. As…show more content…
--Company performs its own employment screenings, independent of the registration process. The intent is to check background and to avoid hiring people involved in crime, violations. --Licensing of casino personnel so this will ensure that the right person is employed and those who fails the registration process is not employed by casino company. --Training and retaining well qualified employees to ensure that the right type of people is employed: Company provides extensive further training to employees to standardize its activities. Cultural controls (exist to shape organizational behavioral norms and to encourage employees to monitor and influence each other's behaviors): --Controls were legally mandated because the gaming industry is highly regulated. Companies have to maintaining its licenses and paying gaming taxes to be allowed to continue operations. --Company is operating in highly competitive environments and competing against other companies. They were required by regulations to report suspicious activities related to money laundering and report any cash transaction in excess of $10,000. Results controls (Policies and procedures that help ensure management directives are carried out to achieve the desired result. It involves rewarding individuals for generating good
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