The final stage is the collaborationstage during which formal structures are loosened up in an effort to initiate more social control via a team work environment. Greiner does not stipulate what would bring about a crisis during this phase, but it is likely that if a crisis were to occur that it would involve employees reaching a saturation point with the demands of a team culture.132.133.Just-in-time inventory systeminvolves scheduling materials to arrive just as they are needed, so that little or no inventory is necessary. The goal is to maintain Zero Inventory, so that all the carrying costs (the costs of keeping an inventory) fall on the supplier. 134.135.Servant-leadersare often seen as humble stewards of their organization's resources: human, financial and physical.136.
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