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Analyzing an Organization's Strengths, Weaknesses and Growth Opportunities

This simple self-assessment tool focuses attention on some of the important areas of innovation management. Below you will find statements which describe 'the way we do things around here' - the pattern of behavior which describes how the organization handles the question of innovation.The score and average scores are as follows;

Strategy- 28 3.5
Processes- 31 3.875
Organization- 29 3.625
Linkages- 34 4.25
Learning- 34 4.25

Based on your results, what can you conclude about this organization's strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for growth?

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SELF-ASSESSMENT: STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES, AND
OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH

Table 1. Results on how the organization handles the issue of innovation
AREAS
Scores
Average scores
Strategy
28
3.5
Processes
31
3.875
Organization
29
3.625
Linkages
34
4.25
Learning
34
4.25
OVERALL MEAN 3.902

DISCUSSIONS

The data from Table 1 indicate that there are five areas that were scored or considered in determining the effectiveness of the organization in handling the issue of innovation. These five areas include the company's strategy, processes, organization structure, linkages, and learning. The table also indicates that the areas were rated on a scale of 5, with 5 as the highest score.

Comparing the ...

Solution Summary

The expert analyzes organization's strengths, weaknesses and growth opportunities. The innovation for organization handles are determined.

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