DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS OF A THRIVING ORGANIZATION

tHE WORLD OF WORK VIEWED THROUGH NEW EYES


  • Accountability, responsibility and collaboration are standard organizational practices
  • Leadership, management and development replace the importance of position and authority, point of view  and            control
  • Purpose, intention and created futures replace being organized around circumstance, options and                                interpretations
  • Problems are viewed as opportunities to expand results
  • Everyone works together to create new futures, to design the future
  • People are valued and appreciated for their skills and results, not seniority and position
  • Communication is the way the organization operates
  • People are coached, not supervised
  • People are free to risk and be creative, innovative, swing out and make mistakes
  • Results beyond expectations are produced on a regular basis
  • Work is a self-expression and people are passionate about their work
  • People do what they say they will do, they walk their talk
  • Change doesn't happen to you, it's something you cause
  • Opinions and points of view are less important than taking action to produce results
  • Everyone leaves work at the end of the day knowing they have contributed and made a difference
  • Everyone values themselves and each other for what they contribute
  • A "can do" spirit prevails and triumphs
  • Results are clear, distinct, celebrated and related to as the floor for the next recursion of growth 



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