Contingency Analysis Chart: Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 Stance: LOW-COST LEADER

Contingency Analysis Chart:

Rating: 1 2 3 4 5

Stance: LOW-COST LEADER ANALYZER DIFFERENTIATOR

DEFENDER PROSPECTOR

1. How uncertain is the organization’s external environment?

low low moderate moderate high moderate high

2. What kind of environmental scanning is employed?

none irregular regular continuous learning

3. What kind of technology is used to accomplish tasks?

mechanistic non-mechanistic

4. What are the principal motivations?

a. employees’ needs/expectations

physiological security social esteem self-

actualization

b. motivators provided by organization

pay benefits work environment learning & development

5. How is the organization structured?

functional product/divisional matrix horizontal network

bureaucratic non–bureaucratic

6. What is the dominant management style?

transactional transformational