LP07 Updating the Organizational Logic
when a Leadership Practice is not present or working in your organization...
you will not be able to BEST organize your organization
Updating the organizational logic is an administrative process to define the many task processes in the organization. It ensures that the organizational logic is consistent with the organizing assumptions, and that the organizational logic is kept up-to-date. It also ensures that each unit and individual understands their role in the organizational logic and how they relate to other units and individuals. At the job level, individual job logics are derived from the organizational logic.
Professor Kenneth Mackenzie, one of the world's leading experts on leadership and organizational design, has defined 29 Leadership Practices (LP) that are essential to a successful organization.
Clearly, competitive advantage is gained when an organization is aligned for success.
The 29 Leadership Practices are the primary "indicators of interest" we use when diagnosing an organization.
When we do an organizational assessment, we know that the absence of the Leadership Practice Updating the Organizational Logic could affect one or more of the 12 Holonomic Processes (HP):
HP2. Defining and Updating the Organizational Logic
HP4. Adapting to Ensure Position Clarity
The 12 Holonomic Processes are the main enabling processes by which the 6 Desired Organizational Characteristics (DOC) are achieved, so the above Holonomic Processes problems could affect:
DOC1. Clarity of Direction
DOC2. Clarity of Structures
DOC5. Results Oriented Problem Solving
Click here for a detailed description of the 6 Desired Organizational Characteristics [DOC]
Click here for a detailed description of the 12 Holonomic Processes [HP]
Click here for a detailed description of the 29 Leadership Practices [LP]
Remember that this "snapshot" is a preliminary assessment only, designed to illustrate areas where you might have problems.
A full on-line assessment probes in a deeper and more complex manner and provides specific insight and suggestions.
The Organizational Diagnostic Survey On-Line (ODS-OL) we use is the most advanced working technology for assessing organizations and its leadership practices. ODS-OL is based on multiple sources of information. ODS-OL does more than compile and analyze data: ODS-OL will derive conclusions about the results of the assessment and then derive recommendations based on these conclusions.
Use our ASK THE EXPERT form to contact Don Schwerzler - to learn how your organization can use ODS-OL to perfect the design and function of your organization.
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