Organizational Diagnosis

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Organizational Diagnosis
Are companies at the competitive edge problem free? Do any organizations work flawlessly? Not in the real world. How do the winners overcome their problems? What distinguishes them from other companies? How do they survive while others flounder or fall? Like other organizations, winning companies often reach for easy-answers and quick fixes. But if these short-cut responses miss their mark, winners keep searching for solid solutions. They delve more deeply into the situation, ultimately uncovering the root cause. Top performers distinguish themselves by the way they tackle organizational problems by using organizational diagnosis to make positive changes for the future of their business (Long Term Success through
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• What are you most concerned about regarding the quality of the key staff? Why?
• Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the organization 's labor force.
• What are you most concerned about regarding the quality of the organization 's labor force?
• What is being done about this now?
Shared Values: called "superordinate goals" when the model was first developed, these are the core values of the company that are evidenced in the corporate culture and the general work ethic.
• If the business/organization were operating almost perfectly, describe the key things that would be happening?
• If I were invisible and walked through the organization, what would I see that contributed to this success?
• If I were invisible and could sit in on a number of conversations between the top 10 people and their staff, what themes would I hear?
• If this organization were wildly successful, where would it be in 10 years?
• If you were thinking of selling this successful business/organization, how would you want to be able to describe it to prospective buyers?
• How would you describe the mission of this company to your prospective buyers
Organization’s readiness for change: Once management admits that there are problems that need to be resolved, and then comes the question of whether the organization is ready to change. Organizational readiness is a state of preparedness which includes the psychological and behavioral
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