Essays Tagged: "Colleen Barrett"

Why Southwest can succeed in the airline industry.

AIRLINESCASE STUDYMay, 2002 (note we want to consider whats going on now, Feb 2003)Wow! An excited Colleen Barrett, new president of Southwest shouted in the meeting with her management team. We have ... at management policies and operating procedures does SWA follow that the other carriers do not? Ms. Colleen Barrett is looking to the future. What's next with all this uncertainty in the airline indus ...

(9 pages) 894 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Mid-Term Case Study Exam HRM 300 - Southwest Airlines

to the corporation. Typical of the attitudes of most employees has been expressed by the President, Colleen Barrett, who claims that SWA is a cause not a career.While a lot of people apply to work for ...

(9 pages) 354 1 4.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case Study Analysis of Harley Davidson Inc.

influence of Herb Kelleher. It is under the organizational culture that Herb and his long time ally Colleen Barrett that Southwest Airlines has grown from the Modest three cites serviced to fifty eigh ...

(10 pages) 424 3 1.9 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Assessing Corporate Culture - Southwest Airlines

sles of the airplane and the pilots may be wearing Hawaiian shirts, Bermuda shorts, and deck shoes. Colleen Barrett, President of Southwest Airlines, stated, "... We'd rather our flight attendants be ... ations and lost revenue, Southwest kept its planes in the air with low fares and high expectations. Colleen Barrett said, "It's very personal - it's not just a business anymore." (Taylor, 2005). This ...

(6 pages) 211 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

SWA's is now experiencing competition from other low-cost carriers. Describe 2 specific action steps that SWA should take to preserve its competitive advantage.

aid in adding value to Southwest, thereby creating a sustainable competitive advantage.Internally, Colleen Barrett should implement a new series of team meetings in locations most directly impacted b ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Southwest Airlines

fun place to work. "If you are comfortable, you are smiling more and you give better service", says Colleen Barrett (p.7 in the case study text).Another example of the Southwest attitude towards its e ... , the case study text). Southwest tries hard to maintain its culture. One of the examples, would be Colleen Barrett and the culture committee who try to preserve the values that brought Southwest to i ...

(5 pages) 79 0 2.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies