Systems Approach to
The systems approach to
is based on
system theory – the theory
that says that to understand fully the operation of an entity, the entity
must be viewed as a system. This requires understanding the interdependence
of its parts.
The management system is composed of a number
of parts that function interdependently to achieve a purpose...
Balanced Organization: 5 Basic Elements
Cross-functional management (CFM)
manages business processes across the traditional boundaries of the
In Total Quality Management
the cross-functional goals of QCD (Quality,
Cost, Delivery) are clearly defined as superior to such line functions as
planning, design, production and
sales. The positioning of cross-functional
goal as superordinate ones necessitates a new systems approach to management
The concept and practices of cross-functional
management were developed to meet the need for systems approach to achieving
the cross-functional goals of
Quality, cost and delivery...
New Systemic Approach to
The evolution of the
innovation concept – from the linear model having R&D as the starting
point to the
model in which innovation arises from complex
interactions between individuals, organizations and their operating
environments – demonstrates that your innovation policies and practices must
extend their focus beyond the link with research....
Balanced Approach to Business
A business is more than finance.
Performance measures need to be
aligned with the
considers business as system of interrelated factors of strategy,
owners, investors, management,
You can't do carpentry, you know, if you
only have a saw, or only a hammer, or you never heard of a pair of
pliers. It's when you put all those tools into one kit that you