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Organizational Monsters, Communications
Organizational Monsters > Communications

Effective collaborative communications is more art than science

Loop

Loop

Characteristics

  • Can’t communicate effectively and work with stakeholders
  • Doesn’t take the time to communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Stakeholder communications and relationships are challenging due to a lack of support, infrastructure, systems and cultural norms

Habitat

Stakeholders

Food Source

Information that never gets to the right people the right way at the right time

Fun Fact

Loop once dressed up as the jukebox from Happy Days for a Halloween party

Tips for Control

Poor communication can be in the message, messenger or timing and is the cause of many collaborative challenges. Planosaurus helps organizations improve how collaborative work is communicated amongst stakeholders because chaos ensues when the right people aren’t in the Loop.

X-Lack

X-Lack

Characteristics

  • Can’t generate support from above or demonstrate support below
  • Doesn’t bother generating support from above or directly supporting those below
  • Lack of opportunities and systems to manage how executive support is built throughout the organization

Habitat

Executive Support

Food Source

Lack of sustainable support on initiatives from leadership and/or management

Fun Fact

X-Lack likes to steal candy from little kids but only if they are watching

Tips for Control

Executive support is a rarely discussed communication issue that impacts what and who succeeds. Planosaurus helps organizations better understand this subtle issue and make systematic changes to ensure efforts die on the vine when X-Lack is all the support you get.



Organizational Monsters often invite their friends so where there is one…Here are the signs that Organizational Monsters are destroying your collaborative productivity.

Black Hole

Boards, committees and teams who are neither efficient nor effective

Meetapalooza

Bad meetings or a culture that generates many unproductive meetings

Loop

Information that never gets to the right people the right way at the right time

X-Lack

Lack of sustainable support on initiatives from leadership

Dis Respect

Apathy or an unhealthy sense of competition

Whatever

People not liable for their undesirable behavior

Creep

Managers lack control over the vision and/or process

Quicksand

Potential problems are not seen or blatantly ignored

Wasteful

Status of progress is unknown

Left & Write

Thoughtless consumption of resources

Wing It

Lack of process in place for planning from start to finish

Circle of Strife

Anywhere people are ‘making it up as they go’



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