Considering “workplace levers” in managing office politics…

Management can be difficult. As you have read from my previous posts the most important resource of any business is its employees. If a manager is unable to effectively communicate and utilize their employees, he or she will not be managing for very long. Leverage is a principle often utilized to discuss financial debt in … Continue reading Considering “workplace levers” in managing office politics…

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A B-school essay from a Pharmacist’s perspective

My Operations Management (OM) Professor in B-school had one question for our final exam. Explain if this course will or will not be relevant in your chosen profession or career path? I revisited my short summary a few days ago and considered the role of the Pharmacist in relation to the current healthcare model. How … Continue reading A B-school essay from a Pharmacist’s perspective

Rebaked PIE…Pharmacist Industry Engineer

It's not always about how much money a business makes; oftentimes its more important to understand how much money the business can save. I asked a Pharmacist the following question: "Who is probably the most famous and richest industrial engineer? Your hint... he grew up in Mobile, AL?" He paused and thought about it forĀ a … Continue reading Rebaked PIE…Pharmacist Industry Engineer

Buckets in the Pharmacy? A look at pharmacy operations…

I'm a visual person. In the pharmacy, visual cues help me make quick decisions regarding prescription status. As a student at a "chain pharmacy" I would put prescriptions in blue buckets or red buckets. Blue buckets for folks picking up their prescriptions in one to two hours, and red buckets for folks picking up in … Continue reading Buckets in the Pharmacy? A look at pharmacy operations…