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Organizational DNA


Definition: Organizational DNA is a widely disseminated metaphor that is transferring the concept of human DNA to the organizational context. It mentions 4 underlying factors that collectively determine how an organization is defined, put together and behaves (its “personality”), and that help explain its ability to thrive (performance):
1. Decision Rights - Who decides what... really... and how?
2. Information - How is performance measured?
3. Motivators - How are people promted to care and achieve?
4. Structure - What does the overall organizational model look like?


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