Foundations Of Engineering Economics And Management Essay

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ENEL 301 2015
FOUNDATIONS OF ENGINEERING ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

ASSESSMENT 2
MANAGEMENT PRACTICE REVIEW

Student: Liang Ma
ID: 41947724

Date: 22 Aug, 2015

Introduction
This report expresses the comparison between management theory from ENEL301 course and workplace reality, on the organisation’s structure and design, using the organisation that the writer has worked for as a case study, to show how appropriate and successful the organisation is, in respect to the nature of its work, employees and company goals. The report not only demonstrates the current management theories and observed behaviour within the organisation, but also compares and discusses the difference between theory and reality, along with recommendations for the organisation on how the structure should be amended based on the analysis.

Brief Description
Prior to my engineering study, I used to work for one of the local supermarkets (New World Ilam) as a scan-coordinator. Some of my major roles were:
Compose and draft all outgoing correspondence and reports for managers, oversee promotion and marketing strategies.
Oversee inventory and supply purchases.
Keep organised documentation of invoices.
Liaise with vendors to maintain inventory of store supplies.
Work directly and coordinately with all the department managers to achieve maximum performance.

New World is a premium supermarket brand which owned and operated by Foodstuffs New Zealand, it has 43 stores in South Island. The aim
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