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Risks that Cause Significant or Catastrophic Failure of Organizations

Failure of organizations to identify, assess and quantify potential risks and then take action to mitigate the risks can lead to situations that can result in their significant or catastrophic failure, harm to their reputation and possible injury/death. Sometimes the … Continue reading

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Identifying and Dealing with Low-Performing Managers and Employees

The Holistic Organizational Effectiveness Survey asked people to rate and comment on how effective their organizations are at identifying and dealing with low-performing managers and employees. The overall rating for all survey responses is a very low 2.65 where 5 … Continue reading

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Most Organizations are Falling Short in Innovating and Creating an Environment to Nurture Innovation

Innovation is vital to the sustained growth and viability of companies in industries including high-tech, biotech/pharmaceutical, energy, etc. New products sometimes create disruptive technologies and new categories (e.g. iPad and iPhone) and new approaches (e.g. hydraulic fracturing to boost oil … Continue reading

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HR and OD Professionals Rate their Own Organizations’ “Holistic Organizational Effectiveness” Low

54% of the Holistic Organizational Effectiveness Survey (HOE Survey) responses came from people in HR and OD (Organizational Development) roles. The other 46% of responses came from a wide range of functional areas (e.g. general management, IT, sales, marketing, manufacturing/operations, finance, legal, … Continue reading

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How Excellent is Your Organization’s Workforce?

The Holistic Organizational Effectiveness Survey found that most organizations are falling far short in doing the things necessary to create a highly effective workforce. Achieving workforce excellence is a dream more than a reality. The survey includes a section on … Continue reading

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What are Your Organization’s Holistic Organizational Effectiveness Gaps?

Organizational effectiveness is the concept of how effective an organization is in achieving the outcomes the organization intends to produce. (Source: Wikipedia – Etzioni, Amitia. (1964). Modern Organizations. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.) The Holistic Organizational Effectiveness Survey (HOE Survey) assesses … Continue reading

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