The 5 Hidden Agents Impacting Enterprise Performance
1. The Builder/Protector Ratio
The Builder/Protector Ratio measures the balance between the state of confidence and the state of caution inherent in the psyche of an organization, a team or an individual.This ration must be monitored and adjusted as an enterprise navigates each stage of growth.
2. The Five Challenges
There are 27 challenges that consistently surface in small to medium size enterprises. Of the 27 challenges there are 5 unique challenges that commonly stand out for each stage of growth.
3. The Five Strengths
There are 27 strengths that consistently surface in small to medium size enterprises. Of these 27 strengths there are 5 unique strengths that commonly stand out for each stage of growth.
4. The Five Non-Negotiable Rules
Every natural system, whether it is a hardwood forest or a commercial business, succeeds by aligning itself with fundamental natural laws that establish order and balance. Based on 9 years of growth company research, 35 fundamental laws or rules exist for emerging enterprise growth. It has been proven that out of these 35 rules there are 5 non-negotiable rules for each of the 7 stages of growth and the effective completion of these rules improves the likelihood for continuing survival and financial success.
5. The Cycles of Maturity
Time and duration affect the vibrancy of every living system, including businesses. It is important to understand the cycles that manifest within each stage of growth for an enterprise. Each of these cycles has unique characteristics that influence the behavior and performance of an enterprise for each of the 7 Stages of Growth.
— James Fischer, Navigating the Growth Curve (pages 298 – 300)
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