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General Mills Output

1. In Module 4, we discussed the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model as it relates to Outputs.

Restated, the Congruence Model recognizes "Outputs" as existing at the Individual, Group, and Organizational levels.

Please discuss the Outputs - at all three levels -of General Mills. Be thorough and be specific.

2. Is there a difference between the notion of "Organizational Learning" (OL) and that of the "Learning Organization" (LO)? Are we anthropomorphizing (great word!) organizations when we say that they "learn"? Please describe the extent to which you believe General Mills is also a "Learning Organization." If so, how does your organization "learn"? What has your organization "learned," and through what mechanism(s)?

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1. The outputs at the organizational level of General Mills are the products of General Mills. These include yogurt, refrigerated dough, soup, pizza, snack foods, ice cream, soy products, vegetables, breakfast cereals flour, and baking mixes. Also, the out puts at the organizational level are the revenues and profits of GM. The sales revenues are $17.9 billion and net income is $1.8 billion. The outputs at the group level are the outputs of the divisions and teams at General Mills. The output of the Bakeries & Food service department is the bakery products and food products produced by the group. The output of the snacks unlimited division is the snacks produced by the division. The output of the Latin America and South ...

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The response provides you a structured explanation of Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model outputs of General Mills . It also gives you the relevant references.