William and Wright (1998) highlight on the issues of healthcare systems; it is an utmost necessity to develop proper health care systems for the public to be benefited. The main underpinning issue of the Womankind Addiction Service was that it was one of the changing needs of the clients. The ministry of Health and Long term Care required improvement in the addiction services present in the state. Promoting and enhancing healthy people in the state is the main aim of the ministry of health organizations.
The addiction service field of healthcare required more attention and hence orders were passed through to develop the regionalization and also the rationalization process in order to improve the service deliveries of addiction related services.
The Womankind Addiction Service was a combined model of two different services. One service dealt with the withdrawal management services for women, and the other service dealt with treatment services to women. With the recommendation of Hamilton group the merger was decided upon to take place for the benefit of the people.
With the inception of the new addiction service for women, a new operating budget was required. The planning cycle would need to be designed again as the service was a merger of two different organizations. One organization did not possess adequate budget level and the other one did. When new firms are formed by mergers then there arises many conflicts and intricacies which the top management needs to deal with.
Firstly, the working backgrounds and culture of both merger firms are different so obviously when new management comes in some employees may face problems in adjusting to the new management. There are chances of organizational conflict arising and also in deciding which of the two firms will take the decisions. As this merger has been proposed for improvement, all means should be applied to avoid organizational conflict as much as possible. The service has been