Presentation on theme: "Managing Growth Introduction"— Presentation transcript:
1 Managing Growth Introduction “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning”Benjamin FranklinI 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
3 Creativity v Leadership Phase 1 Growth CycleFormative stageShared experiences/knowledgeOpen discussion at all levelsFew membersPhase 1 Growth CrisisInability to differentiate between important and unimportant issuesNon-existent or few organisational/systems structuresLeadership strength required to unite and establish a team and implement structure
5 Direction v Autonomy Phase 2 Growth Cycle Centralised and effective control and direction implementedSmall tasks become delegatedPhase 2 Growth CrisisIncreased workload at management levelManagement has to learn to delegate certain tasks and re-organise their organisation to enable them to be more effective in growing the company
7 Delegation v Control Phase 3 Growth Cycle Departments begin to emerge and develop their own dynamicDelegation, function and authority is further spread amongst the abovePhase 3 Growth CrisisFailure by management to control the emerging departments can divert focus from the company ethos/business modelCan result in conflict amongst departments resulting in them working against rather than for each other and the company
9 Co-Ordination v Bureaucracy Phase 4 Growth CycleProjects are well co-ordinated across the company structure and between departments in a [cohesive] and balanced mannerPhase 4 Growth CrisisIn achieving the need for co-ordination to give the organisation & departments the possibility to be more flexible, bureaucracy can emergeLeading to an inability on behalf of the management/staff and ultimately the company, to adapt to external pressures and change
11 Collaboration v What next? Phase 5 Growth CycleOrganisation and co-operation had been effectively established and are well balanced within the company thus providing a sound and harmonious work ethicPhase 5 Growth CrisisCould be members, employees leaving to start own businessesDepartments sold or leaves the Company
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