I.Introduction: Company History
A.“Michael Riordan, Ph.D., President and CEO” (Apollo Group, Inc., 2009, p. 1)
B.Riordan Plastic founded in 1991, Company name changed to Riordan Manufacturing founded in 1993 (Apollo Group, Inc., 2006, para 4-5).
C.Classification of Stakeholders – According to Hitt, Ireland, and Hoskisson (2009) “People who are affected by a firm’s performance and who have claims on its performance” (p. 21)
1.Capital Market Stakeholders
2.Product Market Stakeholders
II.Mission Statement -
Riordan Manufacture’s mission is to recognize and meet the customers’ needs by revolutionizing our products and services. Incorporating Six Sigma disciplines and ISO 9000 standards will ensure customers of our ability to meet high quality standard expectations by providing experience and knowledgeable employees (Apollo Group, Inc., 2006, para 3).