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    Using the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model, conduct an analysis of your chosen organization's outputs. Remember that outputs exist at the individual, group and organizational levels and that there are often differences between the outputs an organization specifies in its strategic plans and those that are actually achieved.

    Identify the key outputs and justify why they are the most important to your analysis.

    How do the various outputs affect each other?

    What problems/synergies do you see that are created by conflict/coordination of outputs?

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    // Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model is used for analyzing the outputs of the organizations. Before applying this model to any organization, we have to understand what this model is all about and how it is applied. Firstly, we'll begin the paper with a short introduction explaining what this model actually is. For example: //


    The Nadler-Tushman Model is a very widespread congruence model used for analyzing the outputs of various organizations. The model assists in studying the inputs, outputs and throughputs in accordance with the views of the open systems theory (Katz & Kahn, 1978). The model has a number of similarities with the Leavitt's model and also includes the formal and informal systems described in the Weisbord six-box model.

    // Moving ahead, as per the instruction, we would apply this model to any organization. I have taken Starbucks to explain the application of this model. This would make matters more clear. //

    Here the model is used to analyze the organizational outputs for Starbucks. The Nadler-Tushman model is based on a large number of assumptions (Notable Models, 2008). These assumptions are common to modern diagnostic models for organizations and are as follows:

    1. The organizations are open social systems in a large environment.

    2. They are dynamic units as change occurs in a constant manner.

    3. The behavior of organization takes place at the individual, group & organizational level.

    4. Among the individual, group and organizational levels of the organizational behavior, interaction takes place regularly.

    As per the Nadler-Tushman Congruence model, the inputs for Starbucks include factors such as the environment, history, resources and strategies of the organization. The model conceptualizes each factor in a very unambiguous manner. The resources available to Starbucks include technology, human resources, capital, information, etc. Among the various inputs, strategy assumes the maximum significance for the organization.

    // Proceeding with the instructions, we would now identify the key outputs. Identifying key outputs helps in assessing the performance of the application of this model. In order to make the matter more clear, I would now describe what the key outputs in the case of star bucks are. //

    Key outputs and their importance:

    It is very important for Starbucks to identify its key outputs ...

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