Is an Organizational Crisis a Must for Growth?

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Is an Organizational Crisis a Must for Growth?
It is typical for Greiner's thinking that the growth phases are seperated from each other by organizational crises. Without a crisis a firm can not enter the next stage. Personally, I doubt if this is always the case?

Annetol Griskov
It should not be a crisis. But it will become a crisis if you do not pay attention to the growth 'problem'. If you are not aware of the situation and/...Sign up

Note the meaning of Crisis here...
Michael Hargis, CxO / Board, United States, Member
Note that "Crisis" in the model by Greiner means "change" rather than a typical definition of "problem"....Sign up

Is an Organizational Crisis a Must for Growth
Sylvester Ndemo, HR Consultant, Kenya, Member
In any venture we undertake we expect such kind of situations to occur. But you can as well get to the next phase without experiencing a crisis....Sign up

Is an Organizational Crisis a Must for Growth?
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Consider this: any firm will have a certain way of structuring itself, depending on the phase it's in. In the beginning its Sign up

Greiner Model of Organizational Growth
Dr. Wilfried Kerntke, Director, Germany, Member
Greiner's confuses development and growth. The crisis do not arrive through growth, but through the specific strength of each phase - and the time fac...Sign up


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