Greiner's Model of Growth- The Crisis'

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Leadership Crisis
Direction Stage: need more formal communication, business too big for founder to get involved in everything, manager needed
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Autonomy Crisis
Delegation Stage: heavy workload for founder, middle managers needed for the different functions of the business for workload to be delegated= but founder struggling to let go
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Control Crisis
Coordination Stage: top manager feels they're losing control over business decisions as middle managers are making decisions that are only beneficial to their own function, more formal planning procedures needed
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Rep Tape Crisis
Collaboration Stage: slow decision making, due to growth in bureaucracy, making business move towards a strategic drift
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Growth Crisis:
Alliances Stage: growth slows as business runs out of ideas, it is as big as it can get
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Delegation Stage: heavy workload for founder, middle managers needed for the different functions of the business for workload to be delegated= but founder struggling to let go

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Autonomy Crisis

Card 3

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Coordination Stage: top manager feels they're losing control over business decisions as middle managers are making decisions that are only beneficial to their own function, more formal planning procedures needed

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Card 4

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Collaboration Stage: slow decision making, due to growth in bureaucracy, making business move towards a strategic drift

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Card 5

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Alliances Stage: growth slows as business runs out of ideas, it is as big as it can get

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