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Company is "Walgreens"

Describe how the organization was managed in the past. Compare the difference between management approaches in the past to those the organization currently uses. Ensure you identify relevant management theory both for past practices and current approaches.

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This solution provides a description of Walgreens past and present management styles, with APA style and in text citations and references.

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Walgreens Company Management Style

Management is an ancient practice which probably began when human beings started to migrate from ancestral cave type dwellings into more formal civilizations. With the evolution of early technological and agricultural advancement human beings began to build and provide each other products, services, and dwellings. As advances in medicine and the medical field increased the need for pharmacists who could distribute medication became extremely important. By the 1800s pharmacies became established in larger cities within America. This paper will discuss the management style and comparing contrast the previous and existing management styles of Walgreens.

Charles Rudolph Walgreen began the drugstore chain Walgreens in the early 1900s. When Walgreens began, management was still in the classical management theory era. Which began from approximately the late 1700s until approximately the early 1920s. The early management of ...

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