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The Wawa way : how a funny name & 6 core values revolutionized convenience

Author: Howard Stoeckel; Bob Andelman
Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interweaves history and business advice to present the story of how a small store with a funny name grew into a huge company that competes against the biggest industry players in the world in three areas--fuel, convenience, and food.
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Title: The Wawa way : how a funny name & 6 core values revolutionized convenience /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Stoeckel; Bob Andelman
ISBN: 9780762453061; 0762453060
Notes: Content: Share of heart -- "What is a Wawa?" -- Birth of a family business -- Coining the convenience concept -- Learning to fly -- Private and shared ownership -- Servant leadership -- Our six core values -- Surviving the dark days -- Winning share of heart -- Community as family -- The bird's-eye view -- Expanding Wawaland -- Where we go from here.
Description: 238 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Share of heart -- "What is a Wawa?" -- Birth of a family business -- Coining the convenience concept -- Learning to fly -- Private and shared ownership -- Servant leadership -- Our six core values -- Surviving the dark days -- Winning share of heart -- Community as family -- The bird's-eye view -- Expanding Wawaland -- Where we go from here.
Responsibility: Howard Stoeckel ; with Bob Andelman.
Genre/Form: History.
Year: 2014
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2013957375
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: HF5469.55.U64; Dewey No.: 381/.147/09748
OCLC No.: 852733340

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Interweaves history and business advice to present the story of how a small store with a funny name grew into a huge company that competes against the biggest industry players in the world in three areas--fuel, convenience, and food.
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