Organizational Death... A Taboo?

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Organizational Death... A Taboo?
Germaine
Another approach is to take a broader and cyclic view and see an organization as a human or organism going through a full Organizational Life Cycle. Organizational Life Cycles typically describe the following 6 phases or stages: 1. Birth (introduction, founding) 2. Growth 3. Maturity (formalization) 4. Renewal (revitalization) 5. Decline 6. Death. A problem with all models is the death stage, which seems hard to define for organizations (unlike biological death). Interestingly, by focusing on the growth stages only, Greiner entirely leaves out the Birth AND the Decline AND the Death stages (1, 5 and 6). Organizational death is not a very popular concept... (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Not sure
JC
  Not sure about any taboo ... anything with a beginning shall have an ending. As a natural phenomenon, there doesn't have to be any significant issue on the death of organizations. Strictly business sense will be the "costs and benefits" of each stage and the ultimate gain of the entire cycle.

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