– the route that the organization has
chosen for its future growth; a plan an organization formulates to
sustainable competitive advantage
Structure – the framework in
which the activities of the organization's members are coordinated.
The four basic structural forms are the functional form, divisional
structure, matrix structure, and network structure.
– the formal and informal procedures,
compensation systems, management information systems, and capital
allocation systems, that govern everyday activity...
leadership approach of
top management and the organization's overall operating
approach; also the way in which the organization's employees present
themselves to the outside world, to
– what the company does best; the
competencies that reside in the organization.
Staff – the organization's human resources;
refers to how
people are developed, trained, socialized,
and how their carriers are managed.
– originally called superordinate goals;
of the organization –
and aspirations, often unwritten – that go beyond the conventional
statements of corporate objectives; the fundamental ideas around
which a business is built; the things that influence a group to work
together for a common aim.