Short Essay

Assignment #1: Leave No One Behind at Starbucks (short essay – no more than 2 pages) – DUE AT END OF WEEK 1 May 10th

Study the Leave No One Behind at Starbucks case on page 13 of our textbook. Based on this reading, write a brief essay summarizing the case and that addresses the following questions:
1. What do you think Schultz meant when he said that Starbucks’ objective is “Getting big and staying small”?

2. If you have visited a Starbucks, did you see any examples of teamwork among its employees?

Research the current lists of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” and “America’s Most Admired Companies.” Information is available at

Remember to integrate references from at least two different sources to support all conclusions and recommendations. You may use the textbook as one of the sources/references needed