10 Ways to undermine your company

Or even kill it, if you try harder

Learn 10 different reasons why companies are unable to succeed. The basic idea in this program is to do the oposite: how can you use these reasons to build a succesfull company and prevent it from dying.

Total course time:
1 Hr
Zvezdan Horvat
About the speaker:

Dr. Zvezdan Horvat, Principal Adizes Associate, has almost thirty years of experience deploying the Adizes Methodology within organizations worldwide, from global conglomerates to privately owned family-run and not-for-profit organizations.

He teaches at Adizes Graduate School and serves as Phase Master for the two most important Adizes Phases - Structure and Accountability.

His Ph.D. thesis was devoted to developing a model to determine a corporation's lifecycle phase.

What you will learn:


Your Instructor

Introduction on How to kill your company

Way No. 1: Excessive Effectiveness

Excessive Effectiveness


Way No. 2: Insufficient Effectiveness

Insufficient Effectiveness (Part 1)

Insufficient Effectiveness (Part 2)


Way No. 3: Insufficient Efficiency

Insufficient Efficiency


Way No. 4: Poor Organizational Culture

Poor Organizational Culture


Way No. 5: External Loss of Control

External Loss of Control


Way No. 6: Lack of Integrity

Lack of Integrity


Way No. 7: Mental Age of Those in Charge

Mental Age of Those in Charge


Way No. 8: Relative Market Share (as perceived by Leadership)

Relative Market Share (as perceived by Leadership)

Food for thought:

Way No. 9: Leadership Style in the Lifecycle

Leadership Style in the Lifecycle


Way No. 10: Short Term Creation of Organizational Structure

Short Term Creation of Organizational Structure




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