Diagnosing organizational culture

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Pfeiffer & Co., May 29, 1992 - Business & Economics - 32 pages
Plan future organizational success! Keep ASP team members up to speed with this 'quick study' Put all of your ASP Planning team members 'in the know' with the Introduction Keep all of your team members on track with this visual reminder of the processThis comprehensive OD resource is a powerful aid to consultants engaged in implementing strategic planning with organizational-planning teams. The Kit is based on the ASP model that consists of two ongoing phases: Environmental Monitoring and Application Considerations, and nine sequential steps that the planning team follows: Planning to Plan Values Scan Mission Formulation Strategic Business Modeling Performance Audit Gap Analysis Integrating Action Plans Contingency Planning Implementation'We have been using the [Applied Strategic Planning process in our agency and it has helped us to focus and provide needed leadership, given the extAnded budge crisis and constant change.'--Ramon J. Rodriguez, deputy executive director, New York State Division of Equalization and AssessmentComponents of The ASP Kit:Applied Strategic Planning: The Consultant's KitA looseleaf binder containing 79 up-to-date strategic-planning activities to guide the planning team through each step of the strategic-planning process. Some activities call for supplemental items; most are complete within themselves. Notes to the Consultant and an Overview of Activities begin each chapter. A color transparency of the ASP model is included, plus the following components (each may also be purchased separately): Applied Strategic Planning: A Comprehensive GuideProvides an in-depth outline of the strategic-planning process. Applied Strategic Planning: An IntroductionProvides a basic understanding of the ASP process to members of the planning team and other key members who need to understand the process. Applied Strategic Planning: An OverviewA brief synopsis of the process, what needs to happen during each phase, and how to implement the plan. Applied Strategic Planning Model Handout & Poster Full-color model in handout and poster formats. Diagnosing Organizational Culture Trainer's Package This instrument identifies and evaluates significant cultural patterns within the organization. C&RT (Creativity and Risk Taking Instrument) This instrument assesses individuals' creativity and risk-taking orientations. Lead an organization through the ASP process?from planning through implementation Guide a planning team through each phase of this powerful design Introduce a strategic-planning approach that gives optimum clarity and results Assist the team in identifying significant patterns within the organization Support the organization's development of a strategic plan that will ensure future successTIMING: Approximately 3 days per component (12 days per year)AUDIENCE: Managers and top executives (active participants in the ASP process)

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ROGER HARRISON is an internationally recognized leader in the field of organization development. Harrison has practiced in both the United States and Europe for eight years, making a name for himself as a consultant and trainer of consultants for such clients as Xerox, Imperial Chemical Industries, Mobil, Esso Europe, Shell International, and Volvo AB.

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