After running into some challenges, Papa John’s
has responded to the message from their customers. The customers were demanding
better from this pizza distributor across the world. Led by CEO Steve Ritchie,
Papa John’s has focused on winning the confidence of the customers. Steve Ritchie sent out an
apology letter to the employees and customers of Papa John’s when the business
was undergoing through reputational challenges. According to the CEO, the
company engaged in unconscious bias training, a program that they would roll
out across the country. Also, to ensure that a repeat of the same is never
allowed to happen again, the company has instituted independent control audit and investigation into the practices it has stood for. The aim
is to develop a new culture that will allow the inclusion of diversity.
CEO Steve Ritchie engaged in a tour of Atlanta,
Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Chicago. This one was meant to listen to
feedback from customers and franchise. The CEO was concerned that the business
needed to listen to the voice of the people on the ground So that they can
learn how to become better. The company also engaged a special advisory group
which composed of respected experts on matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion to help guide the
brand in rebuilding its reputation. Papa John’s will also be creating a
foundation that will be giving back to the community where its employees live and
CEO Steve Ritchie started working with Papa
John’s 25 years ago. During this time, he has found a great working environment
where people work side-by-side every day for the good of the business. Currently, Papa John’s has over 120,000
corporate and franchise team members located in different parts of the world.
In such a situation, it is important for the organization to invest in
practices that enhance equity, respect, fairness, and opportunity for all.
Since Steve Ritchie took over as the CEO of the company at the beginning of the
year, he has invested greatly in
diversity, equity, and inclusion. These efforts started as just some task to be
completed by a committee, but they have developed into an entire undertaking of
all players associated with the company.
Hussain Sajwani is a billionaire owner and
founder of the Damac properties. At 66 years Sajwani owns a number of golf
courses and luxury properties across
the world. Hussain Sajwani often parers with the Trump organization and agrees
with the opinion of the U.S president’s current trade tiffs with China. Damac
properties aims at expanding. They plan to invest in European cities and are
already building luxury properties in the United Kingdom.
The Trump organization and Hussain Sajwani has
signed a common business agreement. Hussain Sajwani and Damac owner describes
the trump organization quality and nice service provider. He also attributes
the success of golf courses to the organization. Hussain Sajwani and Damac
owner says although he is a friend to the sitting United States president, he
does not influence governmental policies relating to his field of operation.
Current trade disputes may favor businesses in the long run
Hussain Sajwan, the Damac owner, views free trade as a platform for business development. He says although at times markets are cyclical
he still has a plan on how to survive and succeed these harsh economic
realities. The focus is on providing better customer service, developing the
brand name and expanding the team.
Sajwani is proud to say Damac properties
contributed to the expansion of the Dubai property market since its creation in
2002. This was also contributed by the expatriate ownership. Sajwani says the
visa laws were a favorable factor to the development in the region after 2012.
Brighter future as the London real estate market opens up
Damac properties see the positive side of
expanding in London this is by ensuring positions are
maintained. They also have focused on sites around the city of London on any
project that seems productive. Damac owner, Husain Sajwani, further maintains
that they are looking at this as a long-term goal.
This is especially based on research, they
carried out in 2017 which proves the city to have potential. Damac properties
have well established residential properties, golf, private villas and parks in
Dubai. Their aim is however focused at the European cities. Their main aim is
setting up a flagship golf course in Dubai.