Did you know that Starbucks provides medical benefits for employees who work just 20 hours a week or more? They also will pay for a full bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University online education system. There are very few companies that provide benefits for part-time employees. In fact, it is becoming less common for companies to provide them for full-time employees.
How do you think Howard Schultz’s (Links to an external site.) childhood and background shaped his values, and how do you think that affected the values he then incorporates into Starbucks as a company?