The remaining conference paying attention on reenergizing the collecting employees.

3. Do you think that Starbucks has grown rapidly because of its ethical and social responsibility activities or because it provides products and an environment that customers want?

To understand how Starbucks takes care of customers and the role of that management in its achievement, we need to look at the history and growth of Starbucks as a corporation. The first stores did not distribute coffee drinks. They were vendors of fresh-roasted coffee beans, exotic teas, and seasonings. Every now and then the person behind the counter would prepare a pot and dole out free samples in Styrofoam cups (Badaracco & Webb, 2009).

Until the end of the 1970s, Starbucks had five retail stores, a mail-order division, and a wholesale group. Sales were two million dollars annually. Schultz, who is now chairman and CEO, was hired by Starbucks in 1981...
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