Whole Foods Case Study ATTACHED
Review the Whole Foods Case Study (pp. 1-6) and answer the questions listed below. Your paper should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards (12 point Times New Roman font, double-spacing, 1″ margins, title and reference pages). Be sure to use the text and/or other sources to support your responses and properly cite the use of such.
· To what extent do you think training and associate learning would be more important for Whole Foods compared to other grocery stores?
· Given the nature of Whole Foods’ jobs and the way in which associates are selected, what type of personality traits would be important for Whole Foods associates to possess?
· Which of the motivational practices are emphasized by Whole Foods in its management system? Tying rewards to performance? Designing enriched jobs? Providing feedback? Clarifying expectations and goals? All of these?
· Based on the demand-control and effort-reward models of stress, are Whole Foods team members like to experience a great deal of stress? Executives?