Free Essays on Sinegal

  1. Leadership

    combo deal and refusing to hike profit margins by more than 14 percent, Costco warehouse has stayed true to its goal. Its co-founder and CEO, Jim Sinegal, has been called the Sam Walton of the 21st century for his low-key style and seeming defiance of all things Wall Street. But, whether investors like...

  2. Costco Anaylsis

    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. I believe that Jim Sinegal is a very effective...

  3. What Is Leadership

    its more successful peers (Burlingham). Over the past five years Jim Sinegal has shepherded his company, Costco, to impressive returns. Costco’s stock has doubled, and revenues continue to grow at an impressive rate. Yet Sinegal might be better known as a man of the people at Costco. His name tag plainly...

  4. Costco

    company feeling and he did this by creating value from within. Of course for Sinegal, creating value from within meant taking good care of Costco's 160,000 employees, which is explicitly stated in the vision statement. One way Sinegal was able to do this was by fashioning a corporate culture that established...

  5. James D. Sinegal: Revolutionizing an Industry

    James D. Sinegal: Revolutionizing an Industry Table of Contents Biography of Jim Sinegal…………………………………………………………………………………...3 History of Costco…………………………………………………………………………………………...6 Management Strategy……………………………………………………………………………………..11 Costco’s Performance……………………………………………………………………………………..20 ...

  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 Case Analysis

    3. Do you think Jim Sinegal has been 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. I believe Jim Sinegal was an extremely effective...

  8. Organizational Culture Analysis: Costco

    In 1983, Costco Wholesale Corporation, the fourth-largest retailer in the United States, was founded by former Price Club executive, Jim Sinegal, and lawyer Jeffrey Brotman. Costco focuses on selling products at low prices in bulk packaging and focuses mostly to large families and small businesses...

  9. I/O Elements

    generating yearly sale of $312.4 billion dollars and had a workforce of 1.6 million associates. Costco was founded in 1983 with a single store by Jim Sinegal and Jeffrey Brotman in Seattle, Washington. They were a warehouse retail store whose philosophy was to “be the new Sears and Roebuck of the country”...

  10. Costco's Extravagant Labor Costs Help Stockholders

    or 18 percent.” [6] Price inflation would allow Costco to increase profit by raising revenue without having to cut costs. Yet, Costco’s CEO, Jim Sinegal, refuses to exploit this method to pursue much desired profit. The Wall Street Journal reports that Costco pays a penalty for its generosity; in...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...