Analysis of Procter & Gamble

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Founded in 1807, Procter & Gamble is a world renowned company because of their quality brands and their long standing rapport with their consumers. William Procter and James Gamble were two different individuals who met by chance through their marriage of two sisters in Cincinnati Ohio. William Procter was a candle maker while James Gamble was a soap maker. They were prompted into a business partnership by their father-in-law and thus in 1837, Procter & Gamble was born. Despite the economic hardships is the United States in 1837 Procter & Gamble had their eyes set on the future. The company began selling soap and candles. They received several contracts from the U.S army to provide soap to the soldiers. As the company expanded so did their ideas and products. These products included grooming products such as razors and Crisco, which is vegetable shortening. Tide was a major product released by Procter & Gamble which took the company to great heights. The release of Tide launched the company into global markets. Procter & Gamble has continuously grown from then to present day through acquisitions of other companies and through the quality of their superior brands.

Procter & Gamble is dedicated to improving the everyday lives of their consumers. My admiration is very high for Procter & Gamble because of their high regard for the quality of their products. Procter & Gamble has recognized their impact as a powerful company and strives to be a corporate citizen with strong ethical values. The company has stated that their purpose is to provide products and services of superior quality to their consumers and will always take pride in that purpose. The company as a whole encompasses the belief that by providing qualit...

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...mmunity helps them to become close with the consumers and become familiar with their communities globally.

In today’s society, corruption is never unlikely. It takes integrity and courage to run a company based on values and solely concerned with making the ethical choice. Procter & Gamble which started as a family run company still holds the morals upon which it was built. The company has the capital and the resources to expand their brands worldwide. In the future I would like to work for a company such as Procter & Gamble because as an employee I would like I’m making a difference. As an employee I would have the opportunity of participating in their outreach programs. Working for a company that places emphasis on giving back to the community and not only employs to build careers but the build leaders, would be an honor.

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