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  1. Waffle House Restaurants hurricane response: A case study

    This case study highlights the experiences of Waffle House Restaurants, which has been nationally recognized for its response to hurricanes in the United States. Discover the world's research 25 ...

  2. Waffle House Restaurants hurricane response: A case study

    After framing the research questions and selecting the case study methodology, Waffle House Restaurants was selected as the focus of this study. The company began with a single store in 1955, but now has restaurants in 26 states and a dense presence in the Southeast region of the United States. ... 111-120 Waffle House, Inc. Organizational ...

  3. Waffle House Restaurants hurricane response: A case study

    The research objectives, case study methodology, and selection of Waffle House Restaurants as the emphasis of the study are described in Section 2; this section also provides a review of literature in this area. Section 3 describes the philosophy, structure, and processes associated with Waffle House Restaurants' hurricane response.

  4. PDF Lessons in Disaster Supply Chain Management from Waffle House Restaurants

    In this case study, we detail the company philosophy and describe their preparation for hurricane season, their response process, and the lessons they have learned to improve the process through the years. 1.1 Company Background2 In 1955, the first Waffle House Restaurants store was opened in Avondale Estates, outside of Atlanta, GA.

  5. What supply chains can learn from Waffle House

    The Waffle House is a case study of disaster preparedness as an excellent example of preparation, cooperation and organization within its supply chain. Rain, snow or hurricane, the Waffle House will make every effort to fulfill its always-on promise to consumers, and almost as a reward or recognition, it even has its own unofficial index. ...

  6. Waffle Houses Mean Way More Than Waffles in Disasters

    A Waffle House in Augusta, Georgia on March 30, 2020. Getty. By: Farah Mohammed. April 16, 2020. 3 minutes. The icon indicates free access to the linked research on JSTOR. In the aftermath of disasters, we turn to governments and public institutions to mobilize forces, organize relief efforts, and provide care and disaster management.

  7. Harvard's Waffle Case

    Harvard's Waffle Case. A few minutes before 10 a.m. Nearly 100 second-year students file into the amphitheater at the Harvard Business School. The desk tops are soon covered with notebooks, calculators, coffee cups, half-pint cartons of orange juice. This morning's object of study is Waffle House, Inc., a chain of 425 fast-food restaurants ...

  8. Waffle House Restaurants hurricane response: A case study

    This case study highlights the experiences of Waffle House Restaurants, which has been nationally recognized for its response to hurricanes in the United States. Natural and man-made disasters present an increasing challenge to the management of supply chains for businesses, governments, and humanitarian response agencies. ...

  9. Waffle House Restaurants hurricane response: A case study

    Waffle House Restaurants hurricane response: A case study @article{Ergun2010WaffleHR, title={Waffle House Restaurants hurricane response: A case study}, author={{\"O}zlem Ergun and Jessica L. Heier Stamm and Pınar Keskinocak and Julie L. Swann}, journal={International Journal of Production Economics}, year={2010}, volume={126}, pages={111-120 ...

  10. Waffle House Restaurants hurricane response: A case study

    This case study highlights the experiences of Waffle House Restaurants, which has been nationally recognized for its response to hurricanes in the United States.Supply chain management Crisis management Disaster response Case study. article; Similar works.

  11. How Waffle House Became A Disaster Indicator For FEMA

    The Waffle House Index is by no means a scientific indicator (a 2011 tornado destroyed or damaged one third of Joplin, Missouri, yet the area's two Waffle Houses remained open), but its accuracy ...

  12. How 'Waffle House Index' plays a key role in FEMA hurricane response

    Known as the "Waffle House Index," FEMA has used the color-coded maps to update the public on how storm conditions are impacting areas since 2004. If a Waffle House restaurant is open and serving its entire menu, the map shows a green location. If the franchise is open but serving a limited menu, the index shows a yellow location.

  13. Waffle House Index

    The remains of a Waffle House in Biloxi, Mississippi, after Hurricane Katrina. The Waffle House Index is a metric named after the ubiquitous Southern US restaurant chain Waffle House known for its 24-hour, 365-day service. Since this restaurant always remains open, it has given rise to an informal but useful metric to determine the severity of a storm and the likely scale of assistance ...

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  15. Waffle House Restaurants hurricane response: A case study

    The research objectives, case study methodology, and selection of Waffle House Restaurants as the emphasis of the study are described in Section 2; this section also provides a review of literature in this area. Section 3 describes the philosophy, structure, and processes associated with Waffle House Restaurants' hurricane response.

  16. Waffle House: Connecting People Through Waffles and Music

    CASE STUDY. WAFFLE HOUSE. Industry: Restaurant. Company HQ: United States. Beloved since 1955 for their unbeatable recipe of good food, service and music, Waffle House® is a 24-hour staple and American phenomenon. From their bright yellow sign to their signature jukebox, Waffle House is more than breakfast anytime, it's a cultural icon that ...

  17. Calaméo

    Title: Waffle House Case Study, Author: victorialwebb, Length: 46 pages, Published: 2015-04-25 Created in my Case Studies of PR website, this case study utilizes the ROPE model. Highlighting Waffle House's unique opportunity for extended employee relations, I've created a programming plan.

  18. Data center services: A story of build versus buy

    CASE STUDY: WAFFLE HOUSE Data center services: A story of build versus buy Colocation delivers a dynamic disaster recovery solution for Waffle House Waffle House is a southern staple of good food and friendly service. Opened in 1955 to provide 24-hour sit-down table service, the restaurant has expanded into 25 states with each location offering

  19. Does FEMA Use Waffle House Closures to Measure How Bad a Disaster Is?

    The "Waffle House Index," first coined by Federal Emergency Management Agency Director W. Craig Fugate, is based on the extent of operations and service at the restaurant following a storm and ...

  20. Alextime

    Alextime. Aleksei Viktorovich Makeev (Russian: Алексей Викторович Макеев; born 22 August 1974), better known as " Alextime " and " Lord Nazi Ruso ", is a Russian former YouTube-personality, now serving a sentence of 37 years and 6 months in prison for murdering a Mexican citizen. He became famous for his videos, in which ...

  21. Moscow metro

    Owen Hatherley The Calvert Journal January 29, 2013.. Reposted from The Calvert Journal, a daily briefing on the culture and creativity of modern Russia.. Post-Communist underground stations in Moscow, like the recently completed Pyatnitskoye shosse, are still, very visibly, Moscow Metro stations.

  22. 'Total Disgrace': Anger, Frustration as Mass Heating Failures Across

    In the neighboring Tver region, authorities opened a criminal case over the laundering of over 84 million rubles ($938,993) in residents' heating bills, the Astra Telegram channel reported this ...

  23. Twenty Years in Underground Russia

    Cecilia Bobrovskaya Twenty Years in Underground Russia: Memoirs of a Rank-and-File Bolshevik. VIII. Moscow. FROM Baku I went to recuperate a little at the estate in Zhiroslavka near Kostroma which I have already mentioned, whose mistress, Elizaveta Kolodeznikova, considered it her mission in life to provide a haven for all tired and homeless ...