5 Basic Elements
Why Institutional Excellence?
The leaders of great companies are not just
great at growing profits. Most importantly, they are
organizational architects determined to establish institutional
excellence for as long as the company is in business. Institutional
excellence is a
sustainable competitive advantage that enables your business to survive against your
competition over a long period of time. "When institutional
excellence is in place, companies can achieve industry leadership for
decades and generations."1
Why Organizational Change Fails: 8 Errors
3 Strategies of Market Leaders
win by building an adaptive, innovation-friendly organization and establishing
an inspirational growth culture. The best companies put a lot of efforts
in developing great leaders and establishing winning teams...
The Key Challenges To Organizational Success
A global survey of
“soft” issues such as
inspiring corporate culture are over 3 times as prevalent as “hard” issues
such as finance. Leaders are twice as concerned
leadership than all other issues
When divided between “hard” issues
such as finance and supply and “soft” issues such as
communication, the “soft stuff” appears to be three times
In six words,
corporate culture is "How we do
things around here."
Corporate culture is the collective behavior of
people using common
habits, working language, systems, and symbols. It is interwoven with
processes, technologies, learning and
significant events. In addition,
different individuals bring to the workplace their own uniqueness,
ethnic culture. So corporate culture
encompasses moral, social, and behavioral norms of your organization based
on the values, beliefs, attitudes, and priorities of its members...
Adaptive organization is a new third-stage organization based upon radically new logics of content,
configuration, and change based on human capabilities rather than
limitations. The three new logics for adaptive organizations include:
New logic of content: requires that
concepts of strategy, structure, and systems are broadened to include a
greater emphasis on human values, goals, capabilities, and efficacy.
New logic of configuration:
specifies a new relationship among strategy, structure, and systems that
gives priority to supporting workforce engagement and capability.
New logic of change: asserts that
people seek meaning in
work through accomplishment and contribution to
shared organization goals, and specifies a top-down-bottom-up sequence
of development activities... More
The Growing Role of the
Today's companies need
who can take a
systems view of a business and build
architect is a person who
initiates new business ventures
business innovation, designs a
business model, and builds a
balanced business system for a
How To Lead Creative People
By: Max DePree
Bureaucracy makes work and creates climate in which the
– well after the management and the company's other employees.
How much of your energy is expended on purely internal
activities? if you spend less than 20% of your energy on external customers,
than bureaucracy has taken hold...
A successful corporation must be able to craft a new
relationship with its employees – it must be able to
live the ideals of
people power, rather than
merely talk about them...
Establishing an Attitude of Relentless Growth
attitude of relentless growth is
what enables an organization and its people to achieve their goals. The
spirit of relentless growth keeps fresh ideas flowing and reinvigorates your
The Relentless Growth Attitude establishes a context within
which corporate executives lead by setting direction, creating strategy,
securing resources, defining organization architecture, and ensuring that
learning occurs. The Growth Attitude should start at the top and work its
way down your organization.
Business Process Management System (BPMS)
creates a foundation for your enterprise architecture.
By acquiring BPMS
your company can gain unprecedented control of the management of your
business processes, supplementing your existing
systems and accelerating the achievement of your business objectives.11...
"While separate departments help to develop deep
knowledge in each functional area, they also make it difficult to coordinate
activities across departmental boundaries. Organizations often establish
to deal with this dilemma."1 Cross-functional teams will also
help you to lead
change through your organization...
Subjects for Suggestions in Japanese Companies
Be the Best Possible
10 Tips by
Ten3 NZ Ltd.
Good enough seldom
Organisations that are continually productive and profitable incessantly
quality and excellence. Acknowledging that your
customers are not prepared to accept an attitude of "that's good
enough," how does your organisation's quality standards rate as against
its competitors? How do your own personal levels of excellence and
quality rate against your current and potential competitors in the
employment market? If you don't know the answer/s to these
questions, then resolve to find them out immediately. The longer
you delay, the larger the gap may be growing between you and your
Three Important Features of All
Three Areas of
Need Present in All
Key Characteristics of High-performance Organizations...
Achieving the Right Balance Between the Whole and the
Important Traits that Determine Organizational Success in the New
Sources of Your
Sustainable Competitive Advantage...
Profile (OFP) Road-Mapping...
of the Firm...
Continuous Corporate Renewal...
360 Degree Evaluation Process...
How To Bring About Effective Change...