A potent brew

Harrington, Siân
June 2008
Human Resources (Haymarket Media Group Ltd);Jun2008, p26
The article highlights the progress of Starbucks UK despite criticism of the chain's global corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employer relations record. According to the author, UK HR director Joyce Woodrow has stated that the company has given an honest appraisal of what has been achieved globally against target set. In addition, the company has achieved its aim of introducing a new scorecard and implemented a new system for online verification.


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