Monthly Archives: November 2018

Papa John’s CEO Apology

Steve Ritchie, the CEO of the Papa John’s franchise, has issued a public apology after a previous incident involving racial slurs and conflict due to declining sales blew up and created a lot of controversy. Two letters were written, the initial letter failing to provide empathy or much of an apology, and wasn’t well-received by the public as hoped. However, Ritchie was quick to make adjustments to this letter. He made sure to speak with more empathy, show a little bit of vulnerability, and provide a direct apology for what had happened. A version of this letter still remains on the opening page of the Papa John’s website. Ritchie wanted to make it clear to customers that the offensive words that were recited are in no way representative of his views or the views of the company and will not be tolerated in any way. He stated that the company was bigger than just one person, and one person cannot speak for an entire company.

Steve Ritchie Papa John’s continued his apology by stating that words weren’t enough, so they’re taking action to ensure things are being done about the issue. He wishes to remain transparent with the public and for the public to hold the company accountable for their actions. They will be bringing in experts from the outside to audit the culture inside of the company, looking at diversity and inclusion, and discussing strengths and weaknesses in order to set goals to improve. He said that aside from that, the company’s senior management team will be taking the time to visit franchisees and get feedback employees to help set a positive path for the future. Ritchie stated that his goal is to regain the trust of the public and that he will be personally leading this effort in order to do so.

“As the leader of Papa John’s, I’m sorry”, Ritchie announced.

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The Oil Boom And Gulf Coast Western

Gulf Coast Western is one of many companies that is taking part in the oil industry in the United States. Over the years, big oil booms have led to the development of business operations in various parts of the United States. One of the most famous areas for oil is Texas, though there is also oil in California, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Alaska, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota and Louisiana. Gulf Coast Western does business in the states that border the Gulf Coast, though they also try to branch out into other parts of the country to do their oil-related business.

The oil industry is very exciting and has provided jobs to massive amounts of people. In a time when the economy was not great in the United States, the domestic oil industry was hiring people. The economic downturn of 2008 made getting and keeping a job very difficult for a lot of people across America. However, at that time, the oil boom in North Dakota was in full swing. There were plenty of jobs in that industry, though it was a matter of getting there, staying safe and having transportation. A lot of people across America did not know about it, did not want to move out of their regions, did not feel secure going to a new place like North Dakota and/or did not have the transit to get there.

The oil boom of Texas happened in the previous century and resulted in a massive explosion in population The reason why there are now massively populated parts of Texas is because of the huge oil booms from the previous century. There are also other states near Texas that have oil reserves. Some people may be surprised to hear that there is an oil industry in Pennsylvania. The oil there was found in the middle 1800s.

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