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Organizational Monsters, Groups
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Black Hole

Black Hole

Characteristics

  • Can’t lead and/or manage collaborative groups
  • Doesn’t actively and effectively direct collaborative groups
  • Effectively leading and managing collaborative groups is challenging due to a lack of support, infrastructure, systems and cultural norms

Habitat

Boards, Committees, and Teams

Food Source

Boards, committees, and teams who are neither efficient nor effective

Fun Fact

Black Hole says he eats his brussel sprouts but actually feeds them to the dog under the table

Tips for Control

Collaborative productivity cannot be achieved by groups that aren’t designed for it. Planosaurus helps collaborative groups ensure they are designed for success and easy management regardless of turnover. Otherwise, your boards, committees, and teams can fall into a Black Hole.

Meetapalooza

Meetapalooza

Characteristics

  • Can’t produce effective meetings
  • Doesn’t exercise control of the process and personalities in meetings
  • Producing consistent effective meetings is challenging due to a lack of support, infrastructure, systems and cultural norms

Habitat

Meetings

Food Source

Bad meetings or a culture that generates many unproductive meetings

Fun Fact

Meetapalooza has been known to throw a fit when someone takes the chair he was planning to sit in

Tips for Control

Have fewer – and better – meetings when you refine guidelines of when and how people meet and design your agendas for success. Planosaurus helps collaborative groups improve their meetings so your meetings work for you instead of against you. Watch out because Meetapalooza is a snoozer.



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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