Limiting choice of 'S' in 7S Framework?


 
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Limiting choice of 'S' in 7S Framework?
Mahamood
While reading for my management course, I couldn't help but wonder if the choice of an alphabet limits the scope and skews the interpretation of a model. When formulating a model, how easy / difficult is it to find a word that starts with a particular letter that succinctly describes a concept? To my untrained mind, values like respect, collaboration, openness and others seem to fit in just as well and they don't start with a 'S'. Consider other frameworks out there like the 3C or the 4P in marketing. Did the choice of a particular alphabet leave out important building blocks? I for one can't tell..
 

 
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Wallace
Hello Mahamood, 4P's refer to Product, Price, Place, Promtion. But there is no end to it. Actually Politics of a country is the most important P. Simi...
 

 
7S Framework
Nilesh
It is really amazing to see how well models can fit into words from same alphabet. Or usually things can be divided into two/three main categories. Be...
 

 
Frameworks
Wojtek
Every framework aims to simplify things. That's what they are all about. You wont find a perfect one. One letter of alphabet is used to help you remem...
 

 
Use of one letter mnemonics
Jon
I think the use of single letter mnemonics is ill advised, to be blunt. If the model is important, you'll put a copy on the wall and look at it and us...
 

 
Many Words have the Same Intent / Meaning
Krishna, Director, India, Member
English language is one that comes to rescue in such circumstances. While attempting to define a critical building block, many words could come to one...
 

 
 


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