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Analysis: Lessons for CEOs from the Schultz & Starbucks Union Avoidance Campaign

Summary: In this report, corporate executives will get a full analysis of Starbucks' union avoidance saga since the return of Howard Schultz, detailing his strategies over the years, how he's putting them to work now, and how the consequences of taking an aggressive stance against Starbucks Workers United have impacted the company's brand and financials. Citing Read more

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Analysis: Lessons for CEOs from the Schultz & Starbucks Union Avoidance Campaign
Summary: In this report, corporate executives will get a full analysis of Starbucks' union avoidance saga since the return of Howard Schultz, detailing his strategies over the years, how he's Read more
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