The paper 'Leadership in Change Management of OrgPharm" is a great example of a management case study. According to Robbins et. al (1998), leadership is the ability to influence others towards the achievement of goals that contribute to a worthwhile purpose. Change on the other hand is the modification of the status quo by doing things differently. It is movement from the current state of operation to the desired state of operation. The organisation under this study is OrgPharm a pharmaceutical organisation. Pharmaceutical organizations are one of the fastest-growing organizations in the world; they are currently a source of employment for many people.
During my last vacation, I worked with one of the biggest pharmaceutical organizations in a town called OrgPharm where I was employed as a part-time employee dealing with inventory control. RECENT CHANGE THAT OCCURRED WITHIN ORGPHARM OrgPharm is a large supplier of both human and veterinary drugs; the drugs are sold both to other suppliers and individual farmers. The daily activities at OrgPharm are so many that it required several workers working as a team to manage the stream of customers. My work at OrgPharm inventory control was exciting, however; my experience was faced with various challenges occasioned by manual entry of supplies into the inventory register and daily updating of the register to ensure there is an authentic record of supplies levels. Manual processing is a rigorous exercise that I identified in this organization for change. Change is the modification of the status quo by doing things differently.
It is movement from the current state of operation to the desired state of operation. From my perspective, an automated or computerised system is far much better than the manual system; hence the reason for this change. OrgPharm organisation deals with thousand of drugs both from suppliers and sales to customers.
All the entries need updating to maintain accurate stock levels. The omission of any entry will compromise the stock level hence it cannot be relied upon. It was therefore my team’ s duty to ensure that any drug that entered the organisation was recorded in the inventory register. Similarly, all drugs that were sold were also entered into the register. The stock levels will then be computed by subtracting drugs sold from drugs bought.
This is a process that is not only tedious but also repetitive.
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