S. Truett Cathy. Baptist Businessman

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Sub-subject Sub-subject: S. Truett Cathy (Businessperson and Philanthropist). Syllabus:

  1. S. Truett Cathy (US Businessman and philanthropist)
  2. The chain of restaurant Chick-fil -A
  3. Influence of his Baptist beliefs on their business


Sub-subject “S. Truett Cathy (Baptist, the US)” is studied...
  1. Doctorates: Religion and Business, America
  2. Masters (e-learning): International Business, America, and Pacific

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S. Truett Cathy (Baptist Businessman and philanthropist):
S. Truett Cathy Baptist Businessman

Description Sub-Subject Description: the US Businessman S. Truett Cathy (Baptist).

  1. S. Truett Cathy is the founder and President of the chain of restaurants Chick- fil -A. Cathy is also a prominent philanthropist.
  2. S. Truett Cathy is Baptist Protestant.
  3. Cathy started her business in 1946 when he opened a restaurant in Atlanta known as The Dwarf Grill.
  4. Today, Chick-fil-A is the second-largest chicken restaurant chain in the United States. The chain has more than 1,605 restaurants in the Thirty-nine States and Washington.
  5. Chick-fil-A uses a very different business model from other restaurant franchises, particularly on retention of ownership of each restaurant. Chick-fil-A selects the location, builds the restaurant and maintains the property.
  6. S. Truett Cathy is a devout Southern Baptist; his religious beliefs have a major impact on the company.

In the company's official statement we can see:

To glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted. To have a positive influence on all who come in contact with Chick-fil-a.”

Baptist Belief of Cathy is also present in one of the hallmarks of the chain: all restaurants Chick-fil-A closed on Sundays, as well as Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.

“I did not have a financial success if it meant abandoning my principles and priorities. One of the most visible examples of this is our decision to close on Sunday.”

Cathy is also a major philanthropist, the WinShape Foundation, founded in 1984, was created with the vision of helping young people succeed in life through grants and other support to youth programs. Through his Leadership fellowship programme; he has given more than 30 million dollars in Scholarships.

Almost every moment of every day we have the opportunity to give something to someone else - our time, our love, our resources” S. Truett Cathy.

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