The report is founded on three main perspectives namely operations management, operations design, and operations strategy. Operations that Require Improvement and Justification Faced with the challenges of cutthroat competition, domestic saturation, and self-development demand, the company has moved to expand its operations to overseas markets and is using its store business model in countries such as China, Turkey, and Poland among others Hill Largely, the success of Tesco in international expansion can be attributed to the excellent corporate strategies it has in place. Tesco has gained significant success and its growth in foreign markets is rapid.
The employees of ASDA may not find the working environment suitable if there is lack of proper equipment and high percentage of dirt in the working place can de-motivate the employees to work in effective manner Jobmanji.
The lack of ability and efficiency of the supervisor or leaders to control the behavior of the employees can affect the performance of other workers of ASDA. On the other hand, the inability of the supervision from the management or managers may not be able to provide better direction to employees to complete the work in profitable and efficient manner Korzynski,pp.
The discrimination in the declaration of salary can upset the employees.
For instance, the women that work in ASDA have issued legal action to the company as they claimed that male workers are paid higher than the women workers in spite of doing jobs of equal level.
Therefore, it de-motivated and unsatisfied the employees to work in the company Internationalworkplace. If the policy of the company is too rigid and harsh then it can decrease the motivation level of the employees.
On the other hand, in ASDA the hours of work for the employees is 8 hours in a day but if an employee is asked to work for overtime, the company does not have any firm policy for that and employees are not right paid for giving their extra time.
On the other side, the retirement plan policy is only for the higher management not for the low level employees. Therefore, it de-motivates the employees to carry their business activities effectively Naong,pp.
The Company in order to motivate the employees can provide respect and recognition to them for their work.
This would help in making employees more engaged towards work. The employee can be some amount of responsibility to take decision at the time of doing task so that in absence of manager or supervisor they can guide the other new employees to perform the job Engr.
The employees can be provided better training that can help the workers to have professional and personal growth.
The training can be effective in solving the work related issues of employees. The other motivational factors can be work itself, promotion and achievement and other hygiene factors can be relationship with peers or top management, job security and status.
Therefore, considering these all factors can help in motivating and encouraging the employees Uroevi and Miliji,pp. The management of the company may require providing basic needs of life to workers such as food, cloth, shelter, etc. This would help in motivating the employees to effectively work for the society Vestal,pp.
The employees may be provided with safety requirement so that they can carry the business activities with ease. The employee laws may be made keeping in view the employees requirement so that they can be protected if any wrong thing happens. Moreover, advanced technology can be used so that workers can be kept safe from any injuries Huang,pp.
The senior management of Asda can provide job security to the efficient employees and can do a life insurance cover for employee that can stimulate and encourage the workers to remain associated with the company.
Love and belongingness needs: The manager or supervisor has to provide respect, affection, love, etc.
The respect and love can motivate workers to give their best effort and increase productivity. According to this need, the workers can be given recognition and respect can be given for their hard work.
On the other hand, giving the responsibility can motivate employees to perform and excel well Talukdar, If the basic needs and other needs are fulfilled then it can help in developing personal growth among workers and can contribute more towards the organizational goal.
The employees are having difficulty in working environment, salary and lack of guidance from the leader that affects the motivation stimuli among the employees.
The other issues related with ASDA are online site problem and environmental impact. The issue of employee is great concern for the company because if employees leaves the company than the company would end nowhere. The theory helps in understanding the condition of the case and analyzing the factors that can help to retain and improve employee performance.
Recommendations The company has to hire supervisor or leaders that have required skills and efficiency to monitor and direct the employees to increase the performance of workers and generate a feeling of job satisfaction. The quality supervisor should understand the problem that might be faced by the workers and providing solution to them.Accordingly, the purpose of this report is to investigate and analysis operations management in Tesco.
The report will mainly go through three aspects of Tesco's operations management: operations management performance objectives, planning and control in use, and measurement and improvement activities.
Asda Stores Ltd. (/ ˈ æ z ˈ d ə /) trading as Asda, is a British supermarket retailer, headquartered in Leeds, West Yorkshire. The company was founded in when the supermarket owning Asquith family merged with the Associated Dairies company of Yorkshire. Our Story Leadership.
Asda is proud to count some of the most well-known names in retailing amongst its former leadership teams. From the founding fathers of the Asquith and Stockdale families through to today’s Executive Board, all our leaders uphold the same values and beliefs - to offer our customers the very best value and service to help them to save money and live better.
The adoption of Supply Chain Management by Tesco has been proven to be efficient in managing the operations of the company. This paper seeks to analyze Tesco‟s current operations management in relation with its supply chain management practices.
In , Tesco was placed under investigation by the UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) for acting as part of a cartel of five supermarkets (Safeway, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsburys) and a number of dairy companies to fix the price of milk, butter and cheese.
After evaluate the mix of managing operations concepts/framework used by Tesco and Sainsbury, discussing their operations, strategies, their target market, their customers i came on this result that Tesco is more successful as compared to Sainsbury.