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Methodology for determining organization`s development stage
Methodology for determining organization`s development stage

Author(s): Natasha Sanevska, Biljana Angelova, Aleksandar T. Dimitrov, Sonja Kortosheva
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Економски институт - Скопје
Keywords: organizational life cycle; development stage; management; questionnaire; organization

Summary/Abstract: The organizational life cycle, together with its internal needs and transformations, is crucial in planning and implementation of the management activities. The implementation of positively verified methodologies conducted in a wrong developmental stage can have catastrophic consequences for the organization. In this study a methodology for determination of organizational developmental stage is presented. The methodology uses a new designed questionnaire consisted of questions focused on organizational orientation; structure and functionality; delegation of responsibilities and authorizations; finances and costs; development policy and owner - company relationship. The questionnaire is answered by the top management. The developmental stage is determined with comparison of obtained responses and theoretically anticipated normal problems by development stages.The results showed that the analyzed organization is in the transition period between Go-Go and Adolescence stage. Based on the results and in order of successful continuing of the developmental path, recommendations for future management actions are given.

  • Issue Year: 14/2012
  • Issue No: 2-3
  • Page Range: 112-120
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English