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1 Managing Growth Introduction
“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning” Benjamin Franklin I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. Leonardo da Vinci

2 The 5 Phases of Growth Greiners Model

3 Creativity v Leadership
Phase 1 Growth Cycle Formative stage Shared experiences/knowledge Open discussion at all levels Few members Phase 1 Growth Crisis Inability to differentiate between important and unimportant issues Non-existent or few organisational/systems structures Leadership strength required to unite and establish a team and implement structure

4 The 5 Phases of Growth Greiners Model

5 Direction v Autonomy Phase 2 Growth Cycle
Centralised and effective control and direction implemented Small tasks become delegated Phase 2 Growth Crisis Increased workload at management level Management has to learn to delegate certain tasks and re-organise their organisation to enable them to be more effective in growing the company

6 The 5 Phases of Growth Greiners Model

7 Delegation v Control Phase 3 Growth Cycle
Departments begin to emerge and develop their own dynamic Delegation, function and authority is further spread amongst the above Phase 3 Growth Crisis Failure by management to control the emerging departments can divert focus from the company ethos/business model Can result in conflict amongst departments resulting in them working against rather than for each other and the company

8 The 5 Phases of Growth Greiners Model

9 Co-Ordination v Bureaucracy
Phase 4 Growth Cycle Projects are well co-ordinated across the company structure and between departments in a [cohesive] and balanced manner Phase 4 Growth Crisis In achieving the need for co-ordination to give the organisation & departments the possibility to be more flexible, bureaucracy can emerge Leading to an inability on behalf of the management/staff and ultimately the company, to adapt to external pressures and change

10 The 5 Phases of Growth Greiners Model

11 Collaboration v What next?
Phase 5 Growth Cycle Organisation and co-operation had been effectively established and are well balanced within the company thus providing a sound and harmonious work ethic Phase 5 Growth Crisis Could be members, employees leaving to start own businesses Departments sold or leaves the Company

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