Sociology: McDonaldization of Society

Please answer the following questions below:

1. What is the extent of McDonald’s influence on franchise businesses?

2. What are some signs of McDonald’s far reaching influence?

3. How have newspapers and sexuality been McDonaldized?

4. What are the dimensions of McDonaldization?

5. What does it mean to talk about McDonaldization as a “double-edge sword?”

6. How does IKEA illustrate the various dimensions of McDonaldization?

7. What are the advantages of McDonaldization?

8. How do In-N-Out and Pret A Manger conform to and challenge to McDonaldization model?

9. How can we characterize McDonald’s as Disneyized?

10. What are the advantages of bureaucracy, according to Max Weber?