Would an organization benefit more with a military model of leadership? What does having good leadership in a company mean? What practices do the military model use to help achieve an organization with strong and effective employees?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 10:46 am ad1c9bdddf
It has been found that the US Marine Corps have shown a very effective route to leadership (Ref. McKinsey and Company and the Conference Board). Even in the business world, the approach used by the Marines works, "mission, values, and pride." This method is both practical and relevant because it defines the business' foundation to build their core values and practices. Other examples of business' that follow this method used by the Marines are 3M, New York City Ballet, and KFC.
To attain good leadership and management within an organization, many different and effective methods ...
Military use certain techniques to help all individuals grow and build their strong skills. These methods can be quite effective and practical in the business world and used by various organizations to help their employees grow and improve.
McKinsey 7S Model Application to Army
Write a 3- to 4-page paper in which you analyze the U.S. Army using the McKinsey 7S Framework. Analyzing this change process and developing your thoughts about it based on the background material. The larger, more systemic the change, the better. However, substantive change within a unit, function, or division can also work. Substantive change may include things like:
•A new CEO or other senior manager
•Changes in technical systems, e.g., implementation of an ERP system, new learning management systems, etc.
•Restructuring (changing the org chart)
•Mergers and acquisitions
•Changes in size, e.g., rapid growth or downsizing
•Changes in market focus
•Changes in strategy or mission
•Changes in major processes or procedures (e.g., Implementation of ISO9000 or other quality control processes)
•Business process re-engineering or business process improvement
•Analyze the subject company / organization using the McKinsey 7S model framework.
•Thoroughly examine each of the seven key areas of the model.
•Identify in which box each piece of data relates, and justify why.
•How well does the model work in this situation?
•What did you learn from applying the model to your subject organization that you didn't know before?