The McKinsey 7S assessment is a great tool to use when working with business client and are struggling to create sustainability.
The 7S model is a strategic model that can be used for any of the following purposes:
- Organizational alignment or performance improvement
- Understanding the core and most influential factors in an organization’s strategy
- Determining how best to realign an organization to a new strategy or other organization design
- Examining the current workings and relations an organization exhibits
The model, made famous by the McKinsey consulting company, is good for a thorough discussion around an organizations activities, infrastructure, and interactions.
-The model and its usage-
Here is the 7S model that portrays seven elements of an organization.
I define the elements as follows:
Strategy – This is the organization’s alignment of resources and capabilities to “win” in its market.
Structure – This describes how the organization is organized. This includes roles, responsibilities and accountability relationships.
Systems – This is the business and technical infrastructure that employees use on a…
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