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Organizations, corporations, and companies are like society. There is a particular culture about them that define their mission, values, and method of operation. Without such a structure and guiding force, it would be difficult to function, much less thrive.
It is important for an organization to define who they are as a company and why they exist. This allows them to portray an image to their stakeholders, and larger society, that will hopefully cause others to support them and keep them around for years to come. Such organizational culture can either be positive or negative, and that ultimately determines that possibility of long range success. As culture determines the way of life existent within in a society, it also serves to determine the methods under which daily operations are carried out in any given company around the world, no matter how big or small they may be. In order to illustrate this important principle, this paper will take a look at the Wegmans corporation. The companies mission, values, and corporate culture will be analyzed and explained. History of Wegman’s Wegmans dates way back to 1916, when John Wegman opened the Fruit and Vegetable company in Rochester, New York. With his brother joining him a year later, this was truly a family oriented business that has withstood the test of time. The company has a long and proud history trough the Northeastern United States, as stores have been opened throughout New York State, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, among others. Entering into the 21st Century, Wegmans had risen to the level of being recognized as one of the top 100 best companies to work for in the United States, demonstrating their commitment to treeing all employees like members of the family (Wegmans 2013). ...
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