Checklist of Organizational Problem Areas

Organization and Change

Remco Gerrits, Netherlands

Checklist of Organizational Problem Areas

I discovered the following useful checklist of typical organizational problem areas:
1) Dysfunctional organizational structure.
2) Poor financial control.
3) Interpersonal conflict.
4) Lack of quality checks.
5) Lack of management and leadership skills.
6) Safety risks.
7) Marketing inefficency.
8) Poor communication.
9) Tactical mistakes.
10) Poor vision.
11) Lack of competitiveness.
12) Slow response to customer demands.
13) Failure to adapt to new technology.
14) Insularity.
15) Resistance to change.
Source: Carol Harris - The NLP Guide to Being a Management Consultant, 2001
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Barbara Kozlowska, UK

Checklist of Organisational Problem Areas

16) A blame culture which stifles creativity and innovation.

Phil Zaczek, USA

Sounds like every organization

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Karl SUN, China

Typical Organisational Problem Areas

17) Poor alignment of business and IT... Sign up

Vivek Joshi, India

Frequent Organizational Problems

18) Internal capabilities out of sync with business goals 19) Low accountability... Sign up

KC Lim, Malaysia

Checklist of Org. Problems

Well, this checklist will be what the textbooks say. However, it appears that in real life, despite ... Sign up

Erwin Gijzen, Netherlands

Look for positive shared needs first

A great checklist in itself. In using it though, be careful not to focus on negatives. Instead, look... Sign up

Thornton Joubert, UK

Interesting Era for Managing Change

There is definetly a era ushering in that will require a "different animal" to manage change. I feel... Sign up

Jaebez Poudiougou, Senegal

Additional Organizational Problems

20) Lack of adequate resources to meet the projected performance 21) Poor allocation of resources ... Sign up

R Hallagan
Management Consultant, United States

Checklist of Organizational Problem Areas

Depending on the business you're in, I suppose many more could be added; however, if an organization... Sign up

Ron Banerjee
Financial Consultant, United States

Foundation and Alignment of Organizational Values

23. Lack of alignment of organization's mission and vision with the values of the organization and i... Sign up

Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Rokeach Values Theory

@Ron Banerjee: Thank you for adding to the list. Indeed the values or lack thereof and their alignme... Sign up


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