Gartner Research

A Framework for Organizational and Personal Effectiveness

Published: 01 April 2014

ID: G00261101

Analyst(s): Jack Santos


This document introduces the Gartner 7S Framework for organizational and employee effectiveness. The Gartner 7S Framework identifies key elements that need to be addressed in the age of the Nexus of Forces and emerging digital business initiatives.

Table Of Contents


  • Introducing the Gartner 7S Framework


  • The McKinsey 7S Framework: A Look Back
  • The Gartner 7S Framework Is Driven by Social Connectedness
  • From Organizational Theory to Organizational and Professional Behavior
  • 7S: Managing IT Innovation, Imperialism and Anarchy
  • The Gartner 7S Framework
    • 7S Element: Serendipity
    • 7S Element: Stimulation
    • 7S Element: Spontaneity
    • 7S Element: Swarming
    • 7S Element: Simulation
    • 7S Element: Skillfulness
    • 7S Element: Social


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