Justification Report

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Running Head: JUSTIFICATION REPORT

Benefits of a Keurig Coffee Maker
Eric XXXX
Strayer University Online

English 315
Edward F. Palm, Ph.D
November 12, 2011
November 12, 2011

Eric XXXX
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November 12, 2011

Mr. Mark Smith, COO
Flight Evolution Concepts
P.O. Drawer Z
Ft Monroe, VA 23604

Dear Mr. Smith:

Enclosed is a copy of my justification report regarding the funding and replacement of the current office coffee maker with the Keurig coffee maker. This report is a summary of my findings from the last year of working in the office and separate research conducted outside of the office. This document will assist in justifying the funding for a new and improved
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• Coffee that is not consumed in a short period of time is thrown out due to it tasting burned. • Coffee pot is not cleaned before a fresh pot of coffee is made. • The price paid for a cup of coffee is the same no matter what size of cup used. • People do not consistently pay their coffee dues. • Pouring coffee from the pot to the cup creates a messy area. • People do not clean their mess. • A new pot of coffee is not always started after the last cup has been poured. • Coffee that has been started too late in the day is usually thrown out.

It is possible to solve all of these issues while maintaining the same coffee maker. But the problems will recur. Addressing these recurring issues in the same manner is not the solution. The solution is to change the method of coffee preparation.

Method Used

Two coffee makers are examined in this report, the current coffee maker used in the office and the proposed replacement model. The current coffee maker is the Mr. Coffee model FTX43, black and chrome 12-cup programmable coffee maker, originally priced at $70.00 (“Drugstore.com,” n.d.). The proposed replacement coffee maker is the Keurig OfficePro Commercial Coffee Brewer, average price $130.00 (“Staples.com,” n.d.). The coffee used in this report is the same brand for both models. This will enable as fair a comparison as possible. The type of coffee used in the comparison is Folgers Gourmet Selections Black
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