The 7S framework of McKinsey
is a Value Based Management (VBM) model that describes how one can
holistically and effectively organize a company. Together these
factors determine the way in which a corporation operates.
interconnecting center of McKinsey's model is: Shared Values. What does the
organization stands for and what it believes in. Central beliefs and
Plans for the
allocation of a firms scarce resources, over time, to reach identified
goals. Environment, competition, customers.
The way the
organization's units relate to each other: centralized, functional
divisions (top-down); decentralized (the trend in larger organizations);
matrix, network, holding, etc.
routines that characterize how important work is to be done: financial
systems; hiring, promotion and performance appraisal systems; information
Numbers and types
of personnel within the organization.
Cultural style of
the organization and how key managers behave in achieving the
capabilities of personnel or of the organization as a whole.
Book: Ethan M. Rasiel, Paul N. Friga - The McKinsey
Mind: Understanding and Implementing the Problem-Solving Tools and
Management Techniques -
Compare with the 7S Model: Strategic Alignment
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