Management and the Body Shop

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Management and The Body Shop

In this paper I will be taking a look at basic management functions. The approaches, and the synthesis of two views of management. I will attempt to take an overview of culture and its effect on a company.

In today's changing global environments many companies have joined the open trade policies, and existing foreign opportunities available to growing companies with positive views and socially responsible attitudes.

It all sounds like a lot to cover in a short essay so I will introduce a company that has in its short, yet very successful existence transformed through all the levels and practices mentioned above. The company is called "The Body Shop", I hope you have heard of it for that would make our
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In keeping with the symbolic views of management owners are encouraged to create systems that make the employees feel more important and effective. Such systems include day cares for employees with children and even paid hours of work for local charities and community projects.

Anita does keep abreast of the changing attitudes and social conditions of each culture that effects individual store around the world. Through addressing globally sensitive environmental concerns in each store and by management training programs Anita alone has kept the public image of The Body Shop one of a socially responsive and socially responsible Management and The Body Shop

company. This has proven to be a very successful style of managerial ethics within her employees rank and also with her customers needed and wants. The Save
The Whales campaign and her addressing AIDS has been only a couple examples of the company philosophy and ethical position. These are areas wherein all major transnational and multinational companies could make notes on the programs of
The Body Shop.

The Body Shop operates in my opinion, as a multinational company only because the major changes are dictated from England and Anita Roddick has control of each promotion and product that each store carries. All the bureaucratic systems are formed to send

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