Sales and Inventory System of a Pharmacy

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Chapter I
The Problem and its Background
Introduction
Technology has taken a big leap forward in 21st century, with computer programs, electronics upgrading by the month & even by the day. Technology has influenced & greatly simplified almost in every aspect of a person’s life today. It is amazing what technology has done to the society and how people become dependent on it. Having computers in the workplace has enable the business to be more efficiently and has contributed in having on all around better businesses, using computers cut down the work time, the person in charge don’t have to write everything out by hands or type out on typewriters. This increase in usage of computer proves that computers have affected every aspect of many people and have become one of the necessities. Traditionally, organizations in the country communicate and share information in a manual manner. Pharmaceutical establishments use various paper materials and pens to process the sales and inventory. In this new era, there are establishments using automated transaction such as sales and inventory systems while other still depend on the manual procedures like Maureen Edisel Pharmacy. It is owned by Ms. Maureen Edisel C. Igmen, it was established on April 28, 2007. And it is located at Avenida Veteranos St. Tacloban City. The researchers observed that the current aforementioned system allocates a lot of time and effort in generating receipts and keeping track of their sales and inventory. The researcher’s planned to develop a Computerized Sales and Inventory System to solve the problems in the said establishment. The main goal of the study is to provide and implement better and accurate sales and inventory system that can handle a certain task in a much more time saving and fluent operation. Through this Sales and Inventory System the employee in-charge will have a less stressing and will only require them to maintain the stability of the flow of the system.

Statement of the Problem
The Computerized Sales and Inventory System is exclusively designed for Maureen Edisel Pharmacy. It aims to answer the following: 1. What are the common problems encountered in the current Sales and Inventory of Maureen Edisel Pharmacy. 2. What system may be proposed to improve the current Sales and Inventory of Maureen Edisel Pharmacy? 3. What are the assessment of the respondents on the developed Computerized Sales and Inventory System of Maureen Edisel Pharmacy in terms of: a. Contents?

b. Usefulness?
Theoretical Framework
According to Mike Lance Richards “Information Processing Theory, this concept of information processing states that this theory is primarily concern with the study of memory and on the evaluation of information”. Like computer the human mind takes in information and performs operation when needed and retrieval. Having accurate information in conducting the study it will help in the process evaluation primary concern.

According to Jean Piaget “Constructivism Theory knowledge is not about the world but rather constitutive of the world”. Knowledge is not a fixed about the individual through his practice of the object constructs it. A person who has the exact knowledge of a certain activity is so much important. When people work collaboratively in an authentic activity they bring their own framework and perspective to the activity. They can see the problems form different perspective and are able to negotiate and generate meaning and solution through shared understanding.

According to Charles M. Reigeluth” Elaboration Theory of Instruction deals with the macro level of instruction.” It is primarily concerned with the sequencing of ideas as opposed to the individual ideas themselves and examples relating to them. The sequencing of ideas relates to fundamental and representational ideas or core principles. This theory serves as foundation from which more specific maybe developed.1

The three theories...
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