When a person has developed a disease, his body develops some symptoms and shows some signs, right - fever, headache, malaise and so on... Do you think there are signs and symptoms in organizations and businesses, that can lead to a diagnosis (preferably early diagnosis) of illness in a business? The answer is Yes. Check out the article below:
From the link: http://blogs.hbr.org/kanter/2012/12/fight-the-nine-symptoms-of-cor.html
- Communication decreases.
- Criticism and blame increase.
- Respect decreases.
- Isolation increases.
- Focus turns inward.
- Rifts widen and inequities grow.
- Aspirations diminish.
- Initiative decreases.
- Negativity spreads.
What is the treatment for the illness as described above? here you go!
The following are 6 ways about how great companies are built. There are six facets of institutional logic, which radically alters leadership and corporate behavior (from the link: http://hbr.org/2011/11/how-great-companies-think-differently/ar/1):
- Common purpose
- Long-term view
- Emotional engagement
- Community building