There is nothing that impacts the structure and output of an organization like leadership. The way an organization operates is determined by the decisions that the individuals on the senior seats make. The OSI Industries has been fortunate to have a passionate President who is ready to go above and beyond to see that the goals of the organization are accomplished. David McDonald has been in the organization for the past 30 years. He joined the firm as a Project Manager but with his spirit and significant contribution he has earned himself the President seat.
Despite the fact that McDonald has been with the company for three decades, his enthusiasm in his job is still like that of a newbie. He says that the secret is choosing wisely on what you decide to dedicate life to; to him agriculture and biology is everything.
The OSI Industries is a chain of companies that focus on the distribution of food products around the world. The company has gained high popularity with the acquisition that they have been making. David McDonald says that the company being a private company makes it easy to try new things that would improve the welfare of the company.
David McDonald says that one way through which creativity and innovation are cultivated in the OSI Industries is by allowing their employees to take risks. He is careful to explain that although perfection is observed and stressed in the firm, there is room for mistakes. It is through the mistakes that they make that they evolve. McDonald says that the clients have also significantly contributed to the growth of the OSI company through their feedback.
How does the OSI Group able to sustain the needs of their clients who are on different continents and have a different culture? This is a challenge that global company has to know how to navigate. For the OSI Industries, they have representatives in all the areas who understand the needs of the residence. The representatives are provided with their the resources required to evaluate the tasks. OSI Group acquires Flagship Europe.
The OSI Industries has currently been doing well in China. They have been able to establish themselves and secured their market. However, David McDonald says that the poor infrastructure is the greatest setback they are facing. The China roads are a mess. David McDonald says that they have filed their complaints to the government transport department as well as other high corporations associated with the construction of the roads. They are hopeful that the corrections will be done.
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