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    their money. The platform for Peters and Waterman onto which the In Search Of Excellence research and theorising builds, is the McKinsey 7-S model: McKinsey 7-S model elements: 1. STRATEGY the integrated vision and direction of the company as well as the manner in which it communicates and...
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  • Tafe
    Phillips, J.R. “Structure Is Not Organisation” in Business Horizons, 23,3 June 1980. 14-26. Pascale, R., Athos, A. (1981) “The Art of Japanese Management”, London: Penguin Books; Peters, T., Waterman, R. (1982) “In Search of Excellence”, New York, London: Harper & Row.  ...
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  • Job Satisfaction
    corporate excellence in business management. The model was developed by Peters and Waterman (1982), and placed culture (shared beliefs) in the centre of what they believed to be seven crucial factors to organisational success. The other factors included structure, systems, style, staff, skills and...
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  • Mckinsey 7s Framework
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKinsey_7S_Framework The McKinsey 7S Framework is a management model developed by well-known business consultants Waterman and Peters (who also developed the MBWA-- "Management By Walking Around" motif, and authored "In Search of Excellence") in the 1980s. This was a...
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  • In Search of Excellence - Past, Present and Future Su Mi Dahlgaard-Park Institute of Service Management Lund University
    behind excellence. The starting analysis model or framework used by Peters and Waterman was McKINSEY’s 7-S Framework. The models comprised the following seven success criteria for excellence: Hardware: 1. Structure and 2. Strategy. Software: 3. Systems, 4. Shared Values, 5. Skills, 6. Staff and...
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  • Topic Program Capstone Real World Situations
    external environment (Peters & Waterman, 1982): Digital equipment and Wang computers: Collapsed because they focused on desktop minicomputers in the era of PCs. American Airlines and Delta: Got loss due to high fare, while new competitors Southwest and Jet Blue offered discounted rate...
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  • 7 S Framework
    , R. and Athos, A. (1981) "The Art of Japanese Management", London: Penguin Books. Peters, T. and Waterman, R. (1982) "In Search of Excellence", New York, London: Harper & Row. Price, A. and Chahal, K. (2006) "A Strategic Framework for Change Management", Construction Management and Economics...
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  • Southwest Airlines
    innovation in response to changing markets” (Pugh and Hickson, 1997, p. 99). The authors then applied the McKinsey 7-s framework to the selected companies. The 7-s framework describes the seven variables “that any intelligent approach to organizing had to encompass” (Peters and Waterman, 1982...
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  • What Is Meant by the Term ' Organisational Culture', and Why Do Many of Today's Organisations Seemingly Place so Much Importance on the Idea of Managing Culture?
    should adopt a system where employees have more freedom, nevertheless managers would still have some kind of control (Brewis and Willmott, 2012). It was this study in the 80’s that made famous among managers 'culture theory' as a recipe for success (ibid). Peter and Waterman sent their message to the...
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  • Seven S
    s IMPLEMENTATION OF 7’s MODEL The 7-s-Model is better known as Mckincy 7-s. The two persons who developed this model are, Tom Peters and Robert Waterman, have been consultants at Mckincy & Co at that time. They published their 7-s Model in their articulate “structure Is Not Organization...
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  • The 7 S
    Describe the Mckinsey 7-s framework and explain how it could be used to inform a change management programme. The McKinsey 7-S Framework Developed in the early 1980s by Tom Peters and Robert Waterman, two consultants working at the McKinsey & Company consulting firm, the basic premise of the...
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  • Organizational Behavior
    ________________________________________________________________________ ABSTRACT Organizational culture is the set of shared values, beliefs, and norms that influence the way employees think, feel, and behave in the workplace. An organization’s culture can have an impact on organizational effectiveness. Peters and Waterman offer a generalized concept of excellence...
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  • Should Managers Seek to Manage to the Views and Values of Their Employees?
    ; Temple University Press. Parker, M. (2000), Chapter One: Managers in Search of Culture, Organizational Culture and Identity London: Sage, pp. 9-27 Peters, T. and Waterman, R. (1982), In search of excellence: lessons from America's best-run companies, Sydney: Harper & Row. Rosen, M. (1988...
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  • Ewewewe
    . Pascale, R. (1985), “The paradox of corporate culture, Reconciling ourselves to socialization”, California Management Review, Vol. 27, Issue 2, pp. 26-41. Peters, T. and Waterman, R. (1982): “In Search of Excellence”, New York, Harper and Row, pp. 75-78, 95-96, 103-106, 318-20. Porter, M.E. (1987...
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  • Strategic Management
    In Search of Excellence (Peters and Waterman, 1982). Peters and Waterman also developed a 7-S Model sometimes referred to as the McKinsey 7-S Framework. The basic principle of the model is that there are seven internal aspects of an organisation that need to be aligned if it is to be successful...
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  • Management
    company (Peters & Waterman, 1984). In Boeing Company, there are more than 400 systems in the area of information technology. The messy systems make it hard for the company to update the technology. The company has to integrate the different systems and make common standards in order to make the updating...
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  • Frederick Taylor
    unlike the hyper-organised Siemens, the PepsiCo management required a tighter format than 700 slides, so Peters produced the eight themes. The platform for Peters and Waterman onto which the In Search Of Excellence research and theorising was built, was the McKinsey 7-S model: McKinsey 7-S model...
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  • To What Extent Can Organisational Culture Be Managed? Is It Critical to Organisational Success?
    . Ed.P.J.Frost et al. Beverly Hills, Ca: Sage. Pascale, R. 1985, “The paradox of ‘corporate culture’: reconciling ourselves to socialization”. California Management Review, vol. 27:2, p. 26-41. Peters, T. and Waterman, R. 1982. In Search of Excellence. New York: Harper and Row. Prahalad. C. and Bettis...
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  • Mckensy
    Chapter-5 5. Mckensey’s 7s [1]Framework 5.1 Introduction: The 7-S-Model is better known as McKinsey 7-S. This is because the two persons who developed this model, Tom Peters and Robert Waterman, have been consultants at McKinsey & Co at that time. They published their 7-S-Model in their...
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  • Handy's Culture and Deal & Kennedy Culture
    Cultures.Addison Wesley Pub.co. Peter, J. and Waterman, H. 1982. In the search of excellence. USA : Warmer Books. Hearn, J. 1989. The Sexuality Of Organization. UK : Sage Publications Ltd. Handy, C. 1993. Understandings Organizations. USA : Oxford University Press. Schein, S. 2010. Organizational culture and leadership.USA : Jossey Bass...
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