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

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McKinsey 7S in Fast Changing Environment: A DYNAMIC 7S Model?
Hlalani Moyo, Student (University), Zimbabwe, Member
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?...

Responsiveness in the Face of Rapid Changes
Bob Sutton, Guatemala, Member
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 ...

Change Chain Reactions
Nihad Almahrooq, Consultant, Saudi Arabia, Member
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 i...

Combine 7-S Model of McKinsey with Osterwalder
Pavlov, Management Consultant, Russian Federation, Member
This model is outdated and requires conversion. This model should be combined with the business model of Os...

McKinsey 7S in Fast Changing Environment: a DYNAMIC 7S Model?
Dr Robin C Hesler, Canada, Member
I think the model is flexible enough to use in a changing dynamic environment as it offers some good guidance and frameworks that you can put into con...

The 7-S Model is the Hardware and Software of Every Business
Dr. Vishal Dilip Chavan, Professor, India, Member
The 7-S model with its 7 elements (all equally important for smooth functioning of organization is comparable to the hardware and software of an infor...

Adapting to Change with McKinsey’s 7-S Model
Gandhi Heryanto, Management Consultant, Indonesia, Member
The McKinsey 7-S model consists of 7 interdependent elements which can be categorized as 3 hard elements (strategy, structure, systems) and 4 soft ele...

Adapting to Change with Soft Elements
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
@Gandhi Heryanto: I agree with your categorization in hard and soft elements and a...

Proper Diagnosis of the Organization
RD Bertsch, MSM, Consultant, United States, Member
McKinsey's 7S Model can still be very effective. However, it is important to diagnose people behaviors within the organization. The behavior will dete...

The Role of Leadership in Bringing all 7 Elements Together
Bernard O, ICT Consultant, Kenya, Member
I think Leadership is what makes all this work. It plays a vital role in bringing all elements mentioned by McKinsey together…....

Leadership, Change and McKinsey’s Model
RD Bertsch, MSM, Consultant, United States, Member
Bernard, I concur that leadership has everything to do with the success of change. Especially so in relationship to the soft elements of McKinsey's Mo...

Implementing McKinsey Model in Industries
It depends on the size of the organization and its business. For example microindustry is recommended to implement the 7 elements of the McKinsey 7S M...


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