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The University of Phoenix Managing the business enterprise course introduces the student to concepts that provide a foundation for analyzing Kudler Fine Food which is a virtual organization is a unique and innovative learning tool specifically designed to teach and assess the problem solving skills necessary for success in the twenty-first century. The layout the paper will be as follows. First, what are the primary functions of management in Kudler Fine Food? Second, how technology and internet are utilizes by Kudler. And last but not the least, an example from Kudler’s illustrating forces from Porter’s Model.

Kudler Fine Food is a gourmet food shop that was setup by Kathy Kudler in 1998. The Kudler fine food store is located in San Diego Metropolitan area. Kudler Fine Food also has three locations which are La Jolla, Del Mar and Encinitas. All the three shops are located in a fashionable shopping center. The store has the very best food stuff which s divided different departments:

Fresh bakery and Pastries, Fresh Produce, Fresh meat and sea foods, Condiments and Cheese and dairy products.

The primary functions of the management process consist of planning and strategizing, organizing, leading and controlling. “Managing people effectively in extension programmes is a skill that requires constant planning and development. An extension programme manager can be defined as the person who is vested with formal authority over an organization or one of its sub units. He or she has status that leads to various interpersonal relations, and from this comes access to information. Information, in turn, enables the manager to devise strategies, make decisions, and implement action” (Mintzberg, 1988).

Kathy Kudler is the founder and president of Kudler Fine Food. Under the leadership of Kathy Kudler, she assist Harvey Stephens-Director of Finance and Accounting,…...

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