The Consummate Partner

Weisberg, Karen
April 2006
FoodService Director;4/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p18
Trade Publication
The article discusses the food service approach used by Jean Petke, senior employee service coordinator at the Eastman Chemical plant in Kingsport, Tennessee. Petke maintains a good mix of services for Eastman employees by entering agreements with multiple contractors to maximize customer choice and maintain leverage in negotiations, enhancing lines of communication with customers, foodservice providers and workers and getting her stable of partners to work together when necessary for the good of the customer and her employer.


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