Your first case study will focus on Costco. In the last four weeks, you have had the opportunity to examine this organization in detail and describe some of the factors that drive the organization, including company values, culture, technological practices, and its response to innovation.
In addition to drawing upon your Video Topic discussions, be sure to read the Integrated Case 8.0: “Costco; Join the Club” found on page 605 of your textbook.
Your case study must be between 5-7 pages in length (using APA style), double-spaced, 12 point, and one inch margins.
This case study must contain the following:
A description of the design and structure of the organization.
An examination of the culture of the organization and an outline of the company values.
A description of what motivates the employees. (Motivational Practices)
An analysis of environmental concerns surrounding the organization.
A review of the organization’s practices concerning social responsibility.
An assessment of how the company is a learning organization.
A conclusion that summarizes your main points.
In addition to references to the textbook, you must include at least three (3) quality outside references (library, web, etc.) to support your case study. Please include a properly formatted APA references page at the end of each Case Study. (But no Title Page is required)
Case Study #1: Costco is due by Sunday, 11:59 PM CT in Week 4.
This case study is worth 150 points.