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Competing values decision-making model

There are four grids of the competing values decision-making model (Quinn & Rohrbaugh, 1981, 1983):

* Internal focus: mentor, facilitator
* Flexibility: innovation, networker
* Control: monitor, manager
* External focus: producer, team leader

Prepare a memo to Axel Polwalski discussing these four grids in the competing values model. Be specific and provide examples when possible.

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// As per the requirements of the paper it will focus on four important grids of the competing value model and the first part will explain the internal focus and flexibility grid//


To: Axel Polwalski

Date: January 18, 2010

From: XYZ

Sub: Competing values decision-making model

Objective: Discussing the four grids of competing value model for improving decision making.

Competing values decision-making model

Competing value model is very important for an organization and it was formed to define the various indicators for developing an effective organization. There are four very important dimensions or grids of the competing value model that can benefit the decision making in the organization in a number of ways. The discussion related to these four grids in this memorandum will help in understanding the importance of applying them successfully in an organization. The four grids are as follows:

Internal Focus (mentor, facilitator): The internal focus grid emphasizes on two important criteria for decision making in an organization, i.e., mentor and facilitator. The role of a mentor is very important in an organization and signifies that a mentor should develop a deep self understanding as well as understanding for others. A mentor is a person who guides others, so he should develop such an understanding which helps in simplifying the problems of the organization. A mentor is also responsible for improving interpersonal ...

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The response addresses the queries posted in 926 words with references.