April 3, 2012
Being the owner of a business is not an easy task. It comes with a great deal of responsibility. You are not only responsible for your own visions; you also have the livelihood of others that you have to keep in the front of your mind as well. That is a great task. You have people that are counting on you, everyone from the stakeholders, your employees, vendors, etc., etc… This means that your actions carry weight and have consequence. On a daily basis you will have things that you as an owner/manager are directly responsible for. Some of these responsibilities will include supervising and managing the overall performance of the staff in the store. You will also be responsible for Analyzing, reporting, giving recommendations and developing strategies on how to improve quality and quantity. While keeping this in mind you also need to be able to achieve business and organization goals, visions and objectives (Evoy, 2005). When it comes to managing our staff you will have a separate list of duties. You will be responsible for employee selection, career development, succession planning and periodic training. It will also be necessary for you to work out compensation and rewards. Along with this objective you will need to be able to identify problems, create choices and provide alternative courses of action. On top of all this, you are ultimately responsible for the growth and increase in the organizations' finances and earnings. These responsibilities are not Tim’s alone. All members of management strive for the same goals and take on the same set of responsibilities. There are two members of management outside of Tim. They are Cano, (manager), and Pettitte, (assistant manager). They fulfill the same duties that Tim would undertake when he is not there. The rest of the employees that work at the coffee house are part time baristas. They include Clemens, Matisu, Rodriguez, Abreu, Hughes,...