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All organizations's energies and resources are directed toward a focused,unifying,and compelling overall goal
The organizations attempt to distinguish its products and services from others in the industry.
Managers use advertising, distinctive product features, exceptional service, or new technology to achieve a product as unique
Measures effectiveness by focusing on the satisfaction of key stakeholders, those who are critical to the organizations ability to survive and thrive.
strategic constituents approach
Designates the ends sought through the actual operating procedures of the organization and explain what the organization is trying to do.
An approach to effectiveness that is measured as internal organizational health and efficient
internal process approach
Represents management values of the structural control and external focus.
primary goals are productivity, efficiency and profit
** rational goal emphasis
Reflects the values of internal focus and structural control. The primary outcome is a stable organzational setting that maintains itself in a orderly way
** internal process emphasis
Created and defined by an individual or group rather than existing independent in the external world.
Formally stated definition of business scope and outcomes the organization is trying to acheive
A desired state of affairs that the organization attempts to reach
A combination of external focus and flexible structure. Primary goals are growth and resoure acqusition
open system emphasis
Incorporates the values of an internal focus and a flexible structure.
Concern is for the development of human resoures
human relations emphasis
A plan for interacting with the competitive environment to achieve organizational goals.
Goals define where the organizations wants to go and strategy defines how it will get there.
Concerned with the stability or retrenchment rather than taking risks and seeking new opportunities. Seekes to hold onto curent customers, but neither inovates or seeks to grow.
An approach to effectiveness that looks at the input side of the transformation process
The second value of dimension that wants to know whether stability or flexibility is the dominant structural consideration.
The overall goal of an organizations existence
The mission describes the organizations shared values and beliefs and its reason for being.
tries to maintain a stable business while innovating on the periphery
A strategy that's purpose is to innovate, take risks, seek out new opportunities, and grow. Suited for a dynamic environment where creativity is more important than efficiency.
Something the organization does especially well in comparison to its competitors
An organization that mixes value systems and behaviors that represent two different sectors of society, which leads to tensions and conflict within the organization over goals and priorities
An approach to effectiveness that consists of identifying an organizations output goals and assessing how well the organization has attained these goals
First value of dimension. Has two types Internal and external
Internal focus reflects a management concern for the well-being and efficiency of employees.
external focus represents an emphasis on the well-being of the organization itself with respect to the environment.
Tries to increase market share by keeping cost low compared to competitiors
low cost leadership strategy
Refers to what sets the organization apart from others and provides it with a distinctive edge for meeting customer or client needs in the marketplace.
Tries to balance a concern with various parts of the organization rather than focusing on one part.
This approach acknowledges that organizations do many things and have many outcomes.
competing values model
Respond to environmental threats and opportunities in an ad hoc fashion. Not a real strategy at all. There is no explicit mission and goal , so the organization takes whatever actions seem to meet immediate needs. Sometimes successful, but can lead to failure.
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