Few entrepreneurs can claim to have actually changed the way we live, but Ray Kroc is one of them. His revolutions in food service automation, franchising. The founder of the McDonald’s hamburger chain tells of his early business ventures and his success in developing a single restaurant in Illinois into an. A replica of Ray Kroc’s first McDonald’s franchise 14 April, is seen in The film is based on Kroc’s memoir Grinding It Out: The Making of.
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In fact, grindiny is easily one of the best books I have ever read. I personally value the corporation and the principles that entail its management, Fascinating corporate success story and fascinating man! It is hard to judge a men by merely hearsay or tidbits of his life. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 10mm He’d manufacture the things, I’d handle the accounts receivable, and we’d split the profits.
There is no other way. Who doesn’t dream to be able to launch a second career after his 50’s and build a billion USD corporation?
Starting with a small restaurant in San Bernardino into an international operation with over 4, sites inthis book shows the rapid growth of McDonalds told by the man at its helm. My confidence grew at the same rate. McDonald’s was more than just a restaurant that sold 15 cent hamburgers; it was a way of life for Ray Kroc, and soon enough he made it a way of life for the majority of Americans. But even more interesting than Ray Kroc the business legend is Ray Kroc the man.
May gtinding, Eleonora Pogorelova rated it it was amazing.
Grinding it out: the making of McDonald’s – Ray Kroc, Robert Anderson – Google Books
From inside the book. I’m sure that some of the owners and suppliers might have had a different take on things. Jun 04, Abhishek Rai added it. You’ll never forget Ray Kroc. There are some good lessons here but the largest is the rewards and consequences of ego. Not your typical self-made tycoon, Kroc was 52 when he met the McDonald brothers and opened his first franchise. He will allow his subordinates an honest mistake once in a while, but he will never condone or forgive dishonesty p.
Feb 25, Leslie Goddard rated it really liked it.
But, then what else you do, when you hit the goldmine. During the ‘s and 60’s there was a large expansion of interstate, cars, and drive-thru restaurants.
I wanted the man closest to the stores to be able to make decisions without seeking directives from headquarters. I can’t dispute that, given the challenges young people are facing today with high student loan debt and limited job prospects in some fields.
I was surprised to find that it was a ou engaging read. After making a series of bad mistakes, including working as a piano player for a bar that was selling illegal liquor, and then selling bad real estate, he decided to go back to selling paper cups.
Mar 08, Mikedariano rated it it was ok. Kroc never sold anyone a cup he didn’t think they would not need. The founder of the McDonald’s hamburger chain tells of his early business ventures and his success in developing i single restaurant in Illinois into an international operation. View a FREE sample. There is so much unsaid in this book, and so much more that must be interpreted and filtered from Mr.
Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald’s
Jun 01, Jorge Carvalho rated it liked it Shelves: I was surprised how engaging I found this short, entertaining biography. Grinding it out is the story of how a man named Ray Kroc took a small restaurant and made it grinsing the largest fast food chain restaurant krc the nation.
He was an interesting man with unique ideas about business and life. Kroc learns that our McDonalds had “licensed ten other drive-ins, including two in Arizona. I had a hard time putting it down, I liked the writing style and flow of the story. What you see in this story is a visionary at work and the steps that were taken to maximize that vision to it’s fullest potential. I do not like McDonald’s food, what they represent, and a lot of their behind the scenes operations, but I have immense respect for Kroc and the empire he started from nothing.
It’s ha I was surprised how engaging I found this short, raj biography. Jan 30, Jason Navallo rated it it was amazing. Love is supposed to be a good one: Now meet Ray Kroc, the man behind the business legend, in his own words. The Making of Mcdonalds.
We must take the risks involved in our free enterprise system. This study guide contains the following sections: One of the first business books I read. The reason the golden arches became a cultural representation of a category is because of Ray Kroc. I enjoyed the documentary more!