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100 SOA Questions: Asked and Answered by Ali Arsanjani, Kerrie Holley

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Chapter 3. Organization

There is a potentially infectious condition inside virtually all organizations that can cause more damage than economic downturns, management upheavals, or global business shifts. Until now it has no name. But this condition has been an enormous problem in all facets of business...

I call it the “fiefdom syndrome,” and it happens to all organizations, large and small, profit and non profit. It occurs at the individual level as well. And it can significantly decrease an individual’s, and a company’s, effectiveness.

The fiefdom syndrome stems from the inclination of managers and employees to become fixated on their own activities, their own careers, their own territory or turf to the detriment of those around them.

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