An Analysis of
Vericon Wireless, LLC
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Background: The Context
Background: The Formal Organization
Background: The Informal Organization
Congruency Analysis: The Acid Test
Congruency Analysis: Interorganizational T
Soft Capital: An Inquiry into the Obscure Organizational Assets
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ORGANIZATION UTILITY: IMPLICATIONS FOR NEW VENTURE AND SMALL
Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Michael J. Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia USA
As open systems, organ
OKAY, WHAT IS IT?
What is an organization?
A contrived aggregation that seeks a dened outcome
(effectiveness) by prescribed means (efciency)
A goal-seeking social system consisting of . . . .
The Planning Function
Plans . . .
. . . concretized dreams; architectures for the
future; behavioral targets; decisions we make
today about the shape of tomorrow.
The Primacy of Planning Principle
Planning precedes all other manageme
The Theory of Organization
Derivation and Implications
The organization as an energic
transformation system . . .
Organization energy allocations .
What they are and
What they are not
Just what is an organization?
Better yet . . .
what is the opposite
of an organization?
More than one person
Can be classified
WHAT MAKES THE UNIVERSE
All things derive their meaning
from the context in which we
find them . . . .
We Live in A World of Forces
special interest groups
Building the Planning Machine
The 3-D Model
Reality, Feasibility, & Desirability
If you want to go somewhere you need . . .
Specifically . . .
A Map of
The Whole Territory
Methods & Models
Organization Transitions:Basic Propositions
1. All organizations exist to transform things from one state or form to another
a. Their ability to do so is measured in terms of effectiveness
b. Their ability to con
How does one get the right person to do
the right thing the right way at the right time?
Telling them what to do
Basis: People seek instinctual gratification while
simultaneously avoiding guilt and
This study was commissioned by the Financial and Management Accounting Committee (FMAC)
of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) to discuss some of the major issues
surrounding the measurement and management of intellectual capital and the ac
November 29, 2006
From 1925, when electronic circuitry was first conceptualized, through its various stages of
evolution, electronic circuit-board technology has shaped societies around the