Diagnosing the Need for Organizational Change

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Diagnosing the Need for Organizational Change
CAIB and the Tushman—O’Reilly Congruence Model
The Tushman-O’Reilly Congruence Model, to summarize, is a method of assessing organizational functionality through analyzing various aspects of organizations in terms of their congruency with one another. In essence, this model looks at how the work tasks, organizational formalities, people and culture are working either in congruence or not with each other, and with the overall strategic goals of the organization. After diagnosing and assessing organizations for their levels of congruence, the model then suggests plans for organizational changes that will improve the functionality of the organization.
The CAIB, an acronym for the Columbia Accident...
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References
Columbia Accident Investigation Board. (2003). Retrieved from http://www.nasa.gov/columbia/caib/PDFS/VOL1/PART02.PDF
Tushman, M. & O’Reilly, C. (1997). Working through innovation: A practical guide to leading organizational change and renewal. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.