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Strengths and weakness of Organizational Diagnostic Models

I am having problems understanding the strengths and weakness of Organizational Diagnostic Models specifically 7S model, the Congruence Model, and the Burke-Litwin ModelĀ and defining how Whole Foods Market is defined through the OD models.


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//The adoption of organizational models is directed towards undertaking the systematic and collaborative diagnostic analysis of organizations. In this context, the following section has presented an overview of certain Organizational Diagnostic (OD) models that are most preferred in the existing business environment. Along with this, their strengths and weaknesses associated with each model have also been analyzed.//

Likert System Analysis: In the framework of this OD model, the elements of performance, control, goal setting, decision making, interaction, communication and motivation are included. The organizational dimensions considered under this model are exploitive-authoritative, benevolent-authoritative, consultative, participative group (Falletta, 2005).

Strengths: This model facilitated the quantification of the obtained results for enhancing group dynamics. Moreover, it also helps in measuring the soft areas, such as communication and trust, related to the management (Fox, 2007).
Weaknesses: It takes into consideration the perception of an individual, which also increases the probability of bias.

Lewin's Force Field Analysis: This OD model is examines the organizational change process wherein the driving forces and obstacles in the context of introducing a change are identified. Further, goals for achieving the equilibrium state between these two factors are defined to achieve the desired state by the organization (Falletta, 2005).

Strengths: In this model, a visual summary is obtained regarding all the factors that oppose and drive a change. Also, this model establishes the qualitative factors with the expansion of the evaluation.
Weaknesses: In this model, the inclusion of assumptions can modify the result in a negative manner. The dependency on the opposing and driving factors is also dynamic in nature due to which the result might dwindle (Fox, ...

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The expert examines the strengths and weakness of organizational diagnostic models. The response addresses the query and is posted in 1071 words with APA References.