STOA-603: Strategy and Organizational Analysis Report a Broken Link

How and why organizations function as they do — the linkages among their environments, strategies and structures — are described in a framework designed to improve organizational effectiveness. The course uses an integrative approach to diagnose and analyze how the successful implementation of organizational strategies is often contingent upon achieving a fit between specific environmental factors and organizational structure and process variables.

Required Readings / Assignments

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

An individual Cultural Compass Survey code has been purchased (do not purchase a code) and emailed to you to access this survey. Please use your Athabasca University email address when completing the survey to ensure the survey results are received. Note you can only use this code once. If you require technical assistance please contact the Hofstede Centre directly at

Week 6

Week 7

Week 8

Supplementary Readings

Week 4

Week 5