Strategy at Kudler Fine Foods

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Table of Contents
i. Introduction ii. Changes in technology and how it has created business opportunities at Kudler iii. Generic strategy that Kudler is pursuing and why? iv. Tactics to implement the strategy
v. Continuous improvement that needs to be updated strategy at Kudler vi. Conclusion vii. References

Introduction
Kudler Fine Foods and it creation employs the modern technology in its best form. Kudler Fine Food implement steps in its strategic management process and able to identify what makes the organization have a sustained superior performance. For every decision employed at Kudler Fine Food, the external and internal environment data are used to determine the organization 's strategic intent, mission and its core values that make the organization what it is and stands for. Kudler Fine Foods from observation conducts analysis of the organization strengths, weakness, opportunities, and threats. From time to time they evaluate the organization internal resources and capabilities. The ability of Kudler Fine Foods to chose the appropriate business strategy at corporate and business-unit level have contributed to it success.
Changes in technology and how it has created business opportunities at Kudler
From the creation of the internet initially, IBM realized what an important tool it was in its workplace, thereby creating a intranet initially within it organization and the same trend is followed by Kudler-It has an intranet that caters to the employees needs and also enable them to pass information within the organization. The internet was also used as tool to serve their intended customers about their plan of operation and the services they render-like a voice in the community. The various business locations were listed and the corresponding maps in real time from whatever location you are coming from. The Webmaster was able to identify the customer needs to visit the store, so this tools was provided on the internet site. The pictures placed at



References: Gomez-Mejia, Luis R. & Balkin, David B. (2002). Management. The McGraw-Hill Companies Palmer, M. & Sinclair R.B., (2003). Guide To Designing and Implementing Local and Wide Area Networks (2nd Edition). Thompson Learning, Inc. Turban, E., Rainer. K., & Potter. R. (2003). Introduction to Information Technology. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. University of Phoenix (2004). Kudler Fine Foods Virtual Organization. Retrieved December 15, 2006, from University of Phoenix, rEsource, Virtual Organization, MBA502- Managing the Business Enterprise.

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