Hire Writer After 35 years of leadership in the company, Antonio was retired at and named his eldest son, Frank, as CEO over his other siblings including his sister Jennifer who was more suited for the Job.
He could not abandon the special company culture that no debt philosophy principal they have or risk their reputation on their food quality service. Frank was left with the option of expanding their business by acquiring Great South West Dining Calveta case study complete or to enter into the hospital segment and diversify their business and at least try and come close to meeting his promise to his father.
This case was focuses on issue related to corporate vision, expansion, quality and employee relations in this family-owned and operated business, communication issue, organizational structure management, services management and growth strategy.
Can he contend successfully with organizational and communications challenges? And other related issue will further discuss. Following will be the discussion on how each value brings success to Calvert.
With this point, Calvert had beats most of its competitors who uses canned ingredients due to factors such as highly regulated systems and standards to serve large number of clients. Furthermore, as the clients older age people in Calvert are to more health conscious, therefore not only the foods served in Calvert are delicious but also of healthy diets.
This puts Calvert in a competitive advantage as they are able to cater to individual needs with the products foods they produced. It is no doubt that their foods are rated high of quality at almost all the time! As Calvert have different local food service teams, thus menu offered to them are differently unique.
For example, Calvert hired cooks that are proficient in creating Hispanic dishes for one of the Senior Living Facilities which comprises mainly of Hispanic people.
In addition to this, Calvert too have their service personalized to bedridden residents with the used of PDA Personal Digital Assistance. This cultural and lifestyle focused again, puts Calvert in a competitive advantage against its competitors as they treated their clients like their family members.
They taught their staffs to e helpful towards one another even during work hours. Efficiency and effectiveness in their staffs performances too increases as wastage for example, in the context of time is dramatically reduced in figuring out the solutions to any difficulties faced.
As these values that are embedded into he culture of Calvert, it helps in creating good working environment.
This is a very good HER human resource strategy used by Calvert to recruit and retain potential employees. People will choose Calvert to start their careers because they see abundant opportunities for them to continue to advance, grow and develop. With this Calvert are able to withhold many of the hardworking employees as the people they recruit will be for the motive of self-development and thus increases the willingness to work harder to further enhance their skills, knowledge and experiences.
When the employees of Calvert are Nell-trained, they will eventually contribute to the success of the organization as they are able to perform their work with good quality.
This can also be proven with the retention to theirs as high as Ant to leave! Higher than the industry. Furthermore, Calvert too continuously looks for opportunity for it to grow by looking outside of SELF market such as towards hospital and education industries.
In order to enervate more profit cost reduction method is a definite to be implemented in most of the organization and Clave too not to be dismissed from it. And this, can only be achieved if employees actively search for it and implement the cost reduction practices.
Calvert is seen to have its own cost-control model-a mix of gourmet and skinflint which distinguishes itself from the competitors.Transcript of Harvard Case 2. Calveta Dining Services A recipe for growth?
Case Questions Question 1 Question 2 Question 4 Question 5 Question 3 Define Calveta's key success factors to date. What role (if any) have Calveta's values played in the organisation's success?
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Frank was left with the option of expanding their business by acquiring Great South West Dining (GSD) or to enter into the hospital segment and diversify their business and at least try and come close to meeting his promise to his father.
Calveta Dining Services contracts with senior living facilities (SLFs) for the management of food service to residents. Created by Antonio Calveta and built on his passion for food and traditional family values, the firm had enjoyed three decades of strong growth when Antonio retired and named his eldest son, Frank, CEO.