aldi organisational life cycle

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Organisation Theory

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Organisational life cycle is extremely important for an organisation to understand and to be able to apply it to each of the products or services that it provides.
I will discuss how the organisational life cycle applies to the company Aldi and I will also use concepts and theories from this module to support my answer.

Aldi is a global discount supermarket chain providing good quality food and drink products to customers at a low cost price. Everything Aldi does is focused around giving its customers value for money. Through being efficient and cutting costs Aldi invest profits back into the business which helps to reach the companies goals and objectives.
Aldi’s competitors
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They have trialled a heat recovery system in their stores to capture and recycle waste heat from refrigeration units to heat other areas of the building. Literally produce energy from hot air.
Aldi constantly monitor scientific research surrounding the ingredients and materials used in the products. Aldi have put a procedure in place that if new information comes to light indicating that products which were once thought safe are now proven to be hazardous to human health or the environment. Aldi’s goal is to react appropriately and swiftly. Organisation life cycle
The organisational life cycle is the life cycle of an organisation from its creation to its termination. The four principal stages of the organisational life cycle are
Birth stage, in the birth stage an entrepreneur thinks about a business model, forms a management group to work with and then they form a business plan. The entrepreneur’s primary concern is securing funds for development and survival. At this stage, the organisation is a one man show with the founder/entrepreneur bearing all responsibility for development and management.

Growth stage, when a business is in the growth stage it’s moving in the right direction for now and is hungry for success.
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