The paper "Australia Zoo Business" is a perfect example of a business case study. Australia Zoo, one of the leading zoos in the world is located in Queensland, near the Beerwah Mountains. It is affiliated with the Zoo and Aquarium Association (ZAA), and it is under the ownership of Terri Irwin. She is the widow of Steve Irwin who died in a freak marine accident while firming a stingray, in 2006. The legacy of Steve Irwin has propelled the zoo to its current heights as a conservation and environmental oriented organization.
Apart from their vast 100 acres of conservation land turned into a zoo, their activities extend to aquatic life conservation within their territorial waters and as far as Japan and the rest of the world. They have bought more tracts of land, in “ Australia in a bid to carry wildlife conservation activities. The zoo’ s exemplary work has led to its worldwide recognition for its conservation efforts, and this has won is several accolades. In total, it has hundreds of staff members. The organization can be deemed to be in two sectors: the tourism sector and the environmental conservation sector.
However, being in both sectors is the genesis of its internal conflicts and skewed perceptions by some members of the public. However, the zoo is known for its CSR activities that reach out beyond the continent of Australia Organization Structure The Zoo, which is owned by Terri Irwin is registered as Australia Zoo Pty Limited. The zoo’ s director is Wes Mannion. It is pertinent to note that the land on which it sits on coupled with that of its environs is under the registered ownership of Silverback Properties Pty Limited.
The business hosts several other businesses operating within it as exemplified by food courts. In terms of the management ad operation of these businesses as well as the sale of merchandise, Muscillo Holdings Pty Limited holds the mandate. All these different management and ownership companies work synergistically to achieve a seamless operation of the business. It is important to note that the organization has 38 departments for administrative and management purposes.