Order Free Brochure: How to Build an Immortal Organization

Agata Stanusch mstanusch at neostrada.pl
Sun May 9 12:38:24 EST 2004


Take a part in the international survey regarding organization values and organization growth and receive 20 pages free brochure "How to Build an Immortal Organization". This brochure will guide you to:
* achieve a long-term profitability
* attract the most talented, smart, energetic, ambitious employees
* join human needs and aspirations with organization goals
* become capable of survival and development in uncertainty

How to receive an electronic version of the brochure? 
Simply, answer the questions listed below and send them back to sender. Any information that you will send me I shall use solely for scientific purposes. This survey is completely anonymous. Neither financial, strategic nor secret information this survey regards. 

Research Questions:

Company's management
1. The company is headed by one businessman,
2. The company is headed by a team of managers who hold different positions and represent different business functions,
3. Company's top management consists mainly of finance experts, lawyers, staff employees with long in-company service,
4. Elder members of management who have been related with the given sector and company for a long time.

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Organizational structure
1. Lack of formal organizational structure (organizational schemes, staff divisions),
2. Developed organizational structure (presence of staff divisions - sales, marketing, planning, payroll, etc.),
3. Matrix structure + a big number of commissions and committees,
4. The company undergoes thorough reorganization of the existing structures. 

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Innovation
1. Focus on radical innovation; employees report many ideas and innovation, 
2. Creating effective concepts of activities, innovation is no longer so radical,
3. Little understanding for innovators and innovation,
4. Practically, lack of innovation in the company. 

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Communications
1. Verbal, direct communications between management and employees,
2. Wider and wider utilization of formalized means of communications, principle of uniformity of conduct,
3. Communications realized in writing, consistent with formal organization, substitutes informal communications, 
4. Formal communications, albeit contradictory messages, unclear instructions, lack of coordination.

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Employee specialization
1. Low level of employee specialization (everybody does everything),
2. The increase of employee specialization,
3. The company hires many specialists,
4. Qualified employees leave the company.

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Growth
1. It is new, with little turnover, has few customers and employees,
2. Both company's turnover and number of customers and employees grow fast; expansion onto new markets and regions,
3. Weak real growth of turnover,
4. Decrease of turnover.

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Standardization
1. Products and procedures are standardized to a little extent,
2. Standardization of products on a daily basis,
3. Regulations, procedures and instructions become standardization tools, 
4. Unclear instructions, discrepancies between business units, worse and worse quality of products and increasing number of complaints.

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Planning
1. Lack of planning, the company takes occasional activities,
2. Some groups of activities undergo a planning process,
3. A detailed multi-stage system of planning,
4. Short-term cost orientation; focus on a plan of cost reduction.  

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Thank you for devoted time very much.

Best Regards,

Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch, Ph.D.
Silesian Technical University Gliwice, Poland

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