Miles & Snow LO30844

From: AM de Lange (
Date: 12/17/03

Replying to LO30841 --

Dear Organlearners,

Kathleen Boas < > wrote:
>How does an organization determine which one of the
>Typologies they may fit into the Miles & Snow model?
>Thanks for your help.

Greetings dear Kathleen,

Study the descriptions of the four topologies (categories) and select
the one closest.

May i add that the Miles and Snow model was developed to aid strategic
planning. I think that trying to fit into one of the four topologies
may be contraproductive to an actual strategic advantage. It is
strategically better to reflect on the creativity of the organisation
and improve it in the impaired facets.

>[Host's Note: Kathy, thanks for your question. And... Could
>someone remind us briefly what is the Miles & Snow model? ..Rick]

Have a look at
< >

With care and best wishes


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