Management Style in Gate Gourmet

Masters
Research Paper
Business
Pages 10 (2510 words)
Download 0
The Primary Research was carried out as a part of a Dissertation Study on the Management Styles of Gate Gourmet (GG), the official caterers of British Airways, before and after the eruption and settlement of an industrial dispute in the year 2005. The aim of the study is:

Introduction

This number came to 45 and questionnaires were distributed to 45 employees of GG while they were coming out after completing their shifts. This was considered necessary to achieve the objectives of the study outlined above.
The first question related to the overall working conditions prevailing in GG since the settlement of the dispute in 2005. Out of the 23 male employees surveyed 8 of them agreed that the working conditions are satisfying. While 10 of them took a neutral stand 5 of the employees mostly disagreed with the statement that the conditions are satisfactory. A graphical representation of the replies is appended below:
The same question was answered by 22 female employees. Of he female employees surveyed 2 of them were appeared to be satisfied with the working conditions at GG. 12 of them took a neutral stand whereas 8 of them mostly disagreed with the statement.
For the satisfaction about the overall working conditions, out of the total sample of 45 employees, none of them agreed that they were satisfied with the working conditions. Out of the balance, 10 of them mostly agreed and 22 of the employees neither agreed nor disagreed that the working conditions were satisfactory. While 10 of them mostly disagreed 3 of them totally were not satisfied with the prevailing working conditions. The graphical representation is as below:
Here the employ ...
Download paper
Not exactly what you need?

Related papers

A Management-Style Report
Strategy has been stated to be a guide or idea which provides consistency to the resolutions made collectively by the organisation. Strategic management refers to the process of efficiently and innovatively employing the resources of production such as manpower, machinery and materials in an organisational process. This effective and effectual engagement of resources would enable the organisation…
Leadership and Management Style at Google
According to Daft and Lane (2008, p.17), leadership develops “a compelling vision for the future and creates far-sighted strategies for producing the changes” required to achieve that vision. Thus, while leadership requires an eye on the long-term future, management calls for a focus on the bottom line and short-term results. Thesis Statement: The purpose of this paper is to investigate…
Gourmet Express
This business targets young urban professionals with a large income and do not want to eat at the hotels, are willing to have services offered at a pay and their leisure time is limited but prefer food cooked at home. Since the customers do not have time to prepare everything, they have to make orders which will be delivered. The primary competitors would be restaurants and grocery stores offering…
Difference between China’s economic management style and the Western style
1). The transition from a planned economy to a market economy has been particularly smooth with significant opportunities for entrepreneurship and expansion both at home and abroad (Long & Han, 2008, p. 52). The market-oriented economy is vastly similar to Western economies, yet China’s economic management style differs because of the remnants of the post-Maoist market socialism (Krau, 1996, p.…
Factory Gate Pricing
The business of groceries is a favourite target for FGP because rural producers and urban consumers have traditionally been separated by more steps than usual for more durable and value added goods. TESCO pioneered FGP in the UK groceries business (Potter, 2003, 7). Most other retail chains have followed suit. It has promoted price transparency (Potter, 2003, 10). FGP also helps the industry has a…
Style Change in the Management
The case study of the Gate Gourmet affair had become the subject matter of study for several management experts and consultant groups to have a re-look into the different traditional processes of the whole management philosophy and arrive at new angles and ideas about the management of the corporate bodies. The changes in the style of management adopted by the company had evolved a detailed study…
Management Style in Gate Gourmet
This number came to 45 and questionnaires were distributed to 45 employees of GG while they were coming out after completing their shifts. This was considered necessary to achieve the objectives of the study outlined above.…