Today I read a thread on Diagnosing Organizational Culture, where someone was asking for recommendations on tools to use to undertake this task. If you are only looking for isolated culture tools then the following should be considered (in no particular order): Diagnosing Organizational culture – Harrison Denison Organizational Culture Survey – Denison Corporate Culture Questionnaire – SHL The Creatrix – Byrd (http://www.creatrix.com/ ) looks at the culture for innovation and … [Read more...] about Diagnosing organizational culture
Is Organizational Development a true path to strategic development? In the past it has been behaviourally focused. Now it is time for change. Time to get more holistic. More business like. More balanced. Traditionally Organizational Development (OD) was mainly concerned with the three S’s of an organisation: Structures Staff and Skills Specialists and consultants practising in Organizational Development would look at an organization and identify its stage of growth or maturity. … [Read more...] about Organizational Development a true path to strategic development?
SWOT Analysis The SWOT analysis is an effective planning tool used to understand the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats involved in a project or in a business. It usually involves specifying the objective of the business or project and identifying the internal and external factors that are supportive or unfavourable to achieving that objective. A SWOT analysis is often used as part of a strategic planning process. SWOT is an acronym for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, … [Read more...] about SWOT analysis
Diagnosing Organisational Culture Change We diagnose organisational culture to enable us to change and develop the organisation. Why do it Understand the relationship between culture and the organisation Understand the key characteristics of organisational culture Identify different images of organisations and how these relates to different organisational forms Recognise where your organisation sits within the cultural web Appreciate structural … [Read more...] about organisational culture