The Organizational Cancer

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The key indications by which one can tell an organization (or life) is experiencing the Organizational Cancer are as follows:

  • It seems the day is over before one managed to do what one needed to do.
  • One continuously confronted with bad news and situations which need handling.
  • One feels overworked.
  • One’s inbox is full, things get delayed and one experience backlog.
  • The more one’s pushes the harder it is.
  • The income simply refuses to go up despite all efforts.
  • The profit drops.
  • The atmosphere is tense.
  • Work is no fun – you feel sick


Familiar with this? Read on…


Delays happen for the following reasons:


Unknown Workload: The work load (how much work one allocates, by the hour, for actual productive activity in a given day) of employees is unknown to staff and executives. LOOK over your post (job) and your juniors’ posts and check – can you tell yourself clearly what you have to do every hour in the next week versus what you planned, wanted or needed to do? If you do not have a tool that SHOWS you the full picture at a glance, then you do not know what is the workload and you will develop the organizational cancer sooner or later… if you haven’t already.


Inability to Demand Results: Inability to demand compliance comes about due to the fact that you cannot see what needs to be done. When you cannot see what needs to be done you can not demand compliance… You need to be able to SEE and therefore demand productivity where due.


Unknown Results: If you do not have a way to compare past results to what was supposed to have been done, you will manage by rumors and so will inevitably make mistakes.


Lack of Workflows: Assuming you have a product to sell, the basic barrier to expansion will be a lack of administrative systems. Missing the needed, set out, and organized workflows will bring about major delays.


Injustice: Lack of the above knowledge will result in injustice. Justice is any action you take on a group member to ensure he operates on the agreements of the group. Sending a person to jail would be defined as justice because you are ensuring that person does not break group agreements any longer. Injustice is the opposite. It is enforcing agreements but wrongly or to the wrong person. It is sending an innocent person to jail. So, an inability to correctly see the above data and information will lead to injustice in your organization. Targeting the wrong people, etc. You need to be able to apply  justice to the correct people and in correct situations. Injustice leads to an unwillingness to produce. Correct justice leads to increased morale for all.


The above five points are not opinions – they are proven facts.
The following do’s and don’ts will give you the basic handling so you no longer suffer, or will ever suffer, from this cancer:


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