Decisions in Paradise

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Decisions in Paradise

Tariq Abdullah, Carmen Barnett, Julie Dalton, Pamela Pouncy Smith, Maedora Thomas, and Eric Valdez

MGT 350

December 23, 2013

C. Tahnja Wilson





Decisions in Paradise

According to "New York Times: Daily Business" (2013), "Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) with its subsidiaries is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, and through majority owned subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea," (para. 1). The Country of Kava, an island located in the South Pacific, will be opening a Costco Wholesale Corporation to enhance the economy of Kava, as well as, establish a greater presence for the Kava community. Throughout this paper, readers will learn about issues that appear is the establishment of the business, the forces that impact these issues, the application in the decision-making techniques to propose appropriate solutions, and the plan for the implementation of the proposed solutions.

Additionally, readers will also learn about the factors affecting decision implementation and the solutions of these factors; as well as evaluate the ethical implications of the solutions from the perspective of key stakeholders.

Issues Appearing in Business Scenario

Kava's has a great need for improved infrastructure. Being an island in the South Pacific, Kava's population being 50% children under the age of 15, needs help. There are many factors to consider when presenting a company such as Costco to assist in helping the country improve. Because Kava produces products like petroleum, coffee, cocoa, spices, bananas, and sugar, Costco will have to research and formulate a better understanding of how they can provide the much needed assistance to Kava.

The services provided at the governmental level in Kava are local, state, and national levels; and not to...