Organizational Impact Paper

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Organizational Impact Paper Elaine Smallwood University of Phoenix December 8, 2008 Organizational Impact Paper Innovation is what gives an organization the competitive advantage the business will need to be successful in the market. Innovations are ideas that can impact the strategy, process, products and services that an organization has to offer to its customers. Three organizations that have an enormous impact on innovation are United Parcel Service (UPS), Hewlett-Packard and The Coca-Cola Company. United Parcel Service (UPS) United Parcel Service (UPS) is the world’s largest package delivery company (Hira, 2008). The company offers package delivery, specialized transportation and logistics services in more than 200…show more content…
Coca-Cola offers nearly 400 brands in over 200 countries (Coca-Cola, 2008). Coca-Cola is the leading beverage supplier for the food service industry and the company is an organization where innovation is paramount to success (Coca-Cola, 2008). The company has always been innovative in offering consumer more beverage choices. Some of the company’s innovative ideas are the new Bevariety beverage dispenser, which allows consumers to choose from over 12 brands and multiple flavor shot options. The Gold Peak variety tea dispenser which is a self serve urn that offers four different tea flavors (Coca-Cola, 2008). An important innovation that helped get the company back on track was the launch of Coke Zero, the zero calorie cola that has been a big hit for the company (Cirillo, 2008). The company is constantly coming up with innovative ways to keep the business earning a profit. The reason the company is number one in the beverage industry is because management knows how to stay innovative. Conclusion Innovation is important to understand as a manager and as an employee for an organization. United Parcel Service (UPS), Hewlett-Packard and The Coca-Cola Company have all used innovation in their business processes to make improvements by introducing new products or services or revamping old processes. These businesses know that innovation is needed to prosper and stay ahead of the competition. References Cirillo, J. (2008, July 15). Getting back on

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