Starbucks : A Coffee Shop For Their Frappuccino

1649 Words Oct 15th, 2015 7 Pages
For some people Starbucks is a part of their morning rituals for others it is just a coffee shop for their Frappuccino’s. However, for some Starbucks is much more, those who work at Starbucks are members of their own subculture. A subculture is a group within society that shares the same values and interests. The people who work at Starbucks are made up by baristas, the entry level employee, shift supervisors, and managers. This team of employees’ works together closely to provide customers with the best experience and produce possible. Through working so intimately with one’s coworkers creates the aspects of a subculture. Without them Starbucks as a company and per store would not be able to run as efficiently as they do today. Starbucks meets all of the definitional standards required to have to be called a co-culture.
The boundary rigidity has multiple layers. The first part of the boundary rigidity is the application process. The application process is very similar to that of a normal job. It requires you to fill out an online application. After doing to so, you may be contacted by the manager of the Starbucks that you applied to, or after two weeks your application is sent to the entire district. Next step is to come in for a face to face interview. This is a very important step into entering the first boundary of Starbucks. In this step the manager of the Starbucks you have applied to interviews you in order to get a better idea of the kind of person that has applied.…
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