The Business Structure And Organizational Culture

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INTRODUCTION

ASDA is the second largest retailer in the UK, and it has been the biggest subsidiary of the Wal-Mart family of companies since 1999. ASDA 's scale can be appreciated by the number of stores it runs as well as how many people work for it. For example, it has 321 stores across the UK and Northern Ireland, 29 depots and more than 148,000 colleagues. These all help to generate more than £15 billion of turnover. The employees power the company in the way of decision-making that affect their path. ASDA does this through its mission, values, purpose, structure and culture. These statements are planned to assist stakeholders interpret the direction in which the company is heading. In this written report I 'm going to approach
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“ Training and development is a continuous process at Asda, because there are always new things to learn in your current role and new skills to develop for your continuing career progress. And as a world class organisation, we offer excellent training and development.” (Asda site)

This programme helps new starters finding out the place, getting to know colleagues, customers and the business. In addition, they do progressive learning with role-specific skills and skills development in supply and merchandise planning. Every year Asda researches statements throughout Intranet surveys. This data helps to ensure that, in every level within the company, colleagues, teams, departments and managers see the mission purpose and values should power the decisions they take. They also do surveys for customers, they can give their feedback about the products, customer service and others. Asda use this to improve products and services to their customers.

Asda have a community programme which assist the company to meet its mission, purpose and values. The community programme set as goal differentiate Asda from its rivals by appealing to customers and motivating colleagues. They use Asda foundation to donate money to improve and developing the community. This programme assist colleagues to take part in their local community, after all they live and work there too. This procedure of working closely
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