Theory of Process Applied to Organizations
Characteristics of Stage 4 Organizations


Operations:
Cause and effect
Trial and error
Contractual/Lawful
Deterministic
Competitive
Symbiotic
Quid pro quo
Increasing complexity

Corporate Culture:
Ritualistic
Forged in traumas
Powerful
Based on scarcity
Internal competition

Ownership:
Powerful
Determining

Leadership:
Pragmatic
Mostly authoritarian
Harried

Structure:
Complex
Hierarchy
Bureaucratic

Communications:
Sensory and redundant
Orders, feedback, information
Intuitive in
informal channels