Success of a company comes about with proper planning and critical analysis of the existing and postulated market trends. Industries must consider forces that lead to its prosperity as competition tends to vary over time. These may either have a positive or negative impact on the operation and daily business of the plant. Gemma Power Systems, in its quest to be a super power in the coming years, has policies that need to be in line with the ever changing world. Some of its existing policies and practices do meet the necessary requirements for sustainable business production while others still need improvement.
Gemma Power Systems provides full service as an EPC contractor. It has the ability to design, build, and commission large-scale energy projects. This shows the magnitude of the tasks it handles. It also proves that it has a massive clientele hence needs proper management. The executive team always gives hand on attention to every detail within the company. This trickles down to other sectors within the organization such as the one in charge of project execution. Through harmonization of ideas, they advocate...
for the eventual achievement of their ultimate goal, “Built by Gemma” (Frey, 2008). The adoption of a system where hiring of performance managers, at the expense of labor workers is necessary. Although Gemma gives power to other laborers to perform their duties freely, they need to initiate this new policy. They do not have the ‘red tape’ policies in decision making. In one way, it may be beneficial to the company but may also impact negatively on its success. This is because giving freedom to employees and customers to influence the running of the company gives those with malicious intentions a chance to exercise their practices. Hiring of performance managers will mean more skill and expertise in the company. The employees need to be having personal motivation and determination to succeed. They need to be well educated and trained. They not only have to complete their tasks, but also have the desire of managing what they do produce daily. This will ensure that the company is under immense care, and its prosperity will be certain. Sound decision making will also be realized in the company. This can be embraced, not by downsizing but training the existing employees to the required standards (Peter, 2009).
Gemma not only looks at the processing stage but also considers the final management of the products. This is significant in the determination of the extent to which a company may stay relevant in the market. There is competition, and it is, therefore, necessary for a company to protect its products. Product management is crucial to growth and development of a company. Gemma deals with providing energy solutions to their clients. The many projects which they have done need protection and constant servicing. The ETEC Woodville Project, dealing with biomass plant, has a mechanism to ensure that it keeps on serving its target. The constan
environmental analysis carried out on the site proves that its long term goals are given priority.
In its quest to keep up with the global issues to do with environmental conservation and green production, Gemma employs technology that minimizes environmental pollution. There are various environmental organizations that advocate for a safer environment. They keep on monitoring these industries and they have the mandate of taking legal action against the non- complying ones (Peter, 2009). The ETEC Woodville Project, a renowned project Gemma, is a biomass plant. Fueling of this project is by chipped and unmerchantable timber which is always under processing in the neighborhood. This project serves as an example towards green production as it has the patented Multi-Pollutant Reactor that also acts as a catalyst. Its main purpose is to minimize on the levels of nitrous, carbon (II) oxide and sulphide gases emissions.
The plant suffered a blow when it had not incorporated this policy of environmental conservation into their project as it experienced a temporary halt. The company was lucky to receive a full Notice-to proceed after initiating the international call environmental conservation. Another example, in line with this, is the Patton Wind Project, is where Gemma is to construct a 30 MW Patton Wind Farm (Frey, 2008).This project commenced in the spring of this year. Its projects scope consists of engineering and installation of roads and collection system. Wind turbine generators need to be procured and installed. The project is underway, and the main point of consideration has been the impact of the project on the environment. The construction of turbines calls for the drilling of the ground hence leading to sound and air pollution. The dust from the site may be harmful to people. It is thus necessary that efficient mechanisms to handle the pollution be employed.
Success of any business depends on both the process they take and management of their products. Technological Forces do have significant impacts on the success of a business. Gemma Power Solutions has always been concerned with providing solutions to the existing energy problems. Their scope of work, calls for employment of sophisticated machines and equipments. The world is also evolving at a fast rate, and the outdated technology is being phased out. Since there is a need to keep up with existing competition, they have to embrace the most appropriate technology. In dealing with pollution, most of their biomass projects have Multi-Pollutant Reactors. Thi new technology ensures there is little pollution in the environment. This technology applies innovation at the highest level and also uses locally available materials. These include the chipped and unmerchantable timber which fuel it. In its Colusa Generating Station project, the technology employed includes two combustion turbines and two heat recovery steam generators. It also has steam turbine and BOP systems and facilities to steer the 640 MW deemed cycle facility. The magnitude of the services this station produces is manifest in the confessions of the Maxwell residents, in California. The facility does not have any liquid discharge, hence environmentally friendly. This serves both the purpose of embracing the global environmental standards and also
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