McKinsey 7S in Fast Changing Environment: A DYNAMIC 7S Model?




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Hlalani Moyo
Student (University), Zimbabwe

McKinsey 7S in Fast Changing Environment: A DYNAMIC 7S Model?

Given that the business environment is changing all the time, what are the strengths and weaknesses of using the 7S Model in an organisation?
Is it necessary to update McKinsey’s model for current volatile times? How?
 

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Bob Sutton
Guatemala
 

Responsiveness in the Face of Rapid Changes

Greetings from volatile Guatemala :) In my opinion in the face of uncertainty and change we often react and forget to cover the fundamental bases. The 7S Model provides and reminds us about the key elements for success and provides a framework to research/reflect/review/and respond to change. It it not overly rigid when applied with vision. However keep it light and complete and respond to change - aligning all 7 elements for continued success.

 
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Nihad Almahrooq
Consultant, Saudi Arabia
 

Change Chain Reactions

The 7S Model offers a great outlook for laying down the prospective or ontology in creating change for a company. However a selective qualified team is outmost necessary, for adaptive change chain reactions happen.

 
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Pavlov
Management Consultant, Russian Federation
 

Combine 7-S Model of McKinsey with Osterwalder

This model is outdated and requires conversion. This model should be combined with the business mode... Sign up

 
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Dr Robin C Hesler
Canada
 

McKinsey 7S in Fast Changing Environment: a DYNAMIC 7S Model?

I think the model is flexible enough to use in a changing dynamic environment as it offers some good... Sign up

 
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Dr. Vishal Dilip Chavan
Professor, India
 

The 7-S Model is the Hardware and Software of Every Business

The 7-S model with its 7 elements (all equally important for smooth functioning of organization is c... Sign up

 
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Gandhi Heryanto
Management Consultant, Indonesia
 

Adapting to Change with McKinsey’s 7-S Model

The McKinsey 7-S model consists of 7 interdependent elements which can be categorized as 3 hard elem... Sign up

 
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Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands
 

Adapting to Change with Soft Elements

@Gandhi Heryanto: I agree with your categorization in hard and soft elements and also that the 4 sof... Sign up

 
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RD Bertsch, MSM
Consultant, United States
 

Proper Diagnosis of the Organization

McKinsey's 7S Model can still be very effective. However, it is important to diagnose people behavio... Sign up

 
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Bernard O
ICT Consultant, Kenya
 

The Role of Leadership in Bringing all 7 Elements Together

I think Leadership is what makes all this work. It plays a vital role in bringing all elements menti... Sign up

 
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RD Bertsch, MSM
Consultant, United States
 

Leadership, Change and McKinsey’s Model

Bernard, I concur that leadership has everything to do with the success of change. Especially so in ... Sign up

 
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ELIZABETH DELGADILLO UBALDO
Professor, Mexico
 

Implementing McKinsey Model in Industries

It depends on the size of the organization and its business. For example microindustry is recommende... Sign up

   

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