Free Essays on Sinegal

  1. Jim Sinegal

     Southern States University Principle of Management Aline Campos Costco was founded by James (Jim) Sinegal and his partner in business Jeffrey H. Brotman, on September 15, 1983. Costco is a warehouse that offers food, clothes, appliances, office supplies and other supplies at...

  2. Flexible Leadership Theory

    increased profits. The following case study will assess Costco operations as they apply to FLT. Flexible Leadership Theory and Costco Jim Sinegal co-founder and CEO of Costco has a proven track record showing that FTE can lead to the success of an organization. As an upper-echelon leader, he...

  3. Costco Wholesale

    Question 3 Do you think Jim Sinegal is an effective CEO? What grades would you give him in leading the process of crafting and executing Costco’s strategy? What support can you offer for these grades? Refer to Figure 2.1 in Chapter 2 in developing your answers. Jim Sinegal isn't a typical corporate...

  4. Marketing Communications Strategy

    Costco uses various communication strategy tactics to win the trust and acceptance of their employees, board members, and customers. According to Jim Sinegal, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, "Costco is able to offer lower prices and better values by eliminating virtually all the frills...

  5. Costco Wholesale Corp.: Mission, Business Model, and Strategy

    be offered the next time a member visits Costco. Therefore, customers are allured to buy these items at an irresistible price. Do you think Jim Sinegal is an effective CEO? What grades would you give him in leading the process of crafting and executing Costco’s strategy? What support can you offer...

  6. Costco Wholesale Corporation: Mission, Business Model, and Strategy

    Circuit City, PetSmart, and Barnes & Noble, had significant market share in their respective product categories. Costco was founded in 1983 by Jim Sinegal and Seattle entrepreneur Jeff Brotman (now chairman of the board of directors). The first Costco store began operations in Seattle in 1983, the same...

  7. Costco History

    proved profitable. Jim Sinegal is a key player to the success of Costco because he started his career being mentored by Sol Price. He worked in the warehouse business at Price Club and another warehouse business called Fedmart, both owned by Sol Price. (Cardon). In 1983, Jim Sinegal and Jeff Brottman would...

  8. Costco Wholesale in 2008: Mission, Business, Model, and Strategy

    business of making money between now and next Tuesday. We’re trying to build an organization that’s going to be here 50 years from now”, said CEO Sinegal. This quote resumes pretty well the overall strategy. By offering low prices and capping markups, the wholesale company does not give much chance to...