Organizational perspectives are the different ways in which we can examine the organization. Which perspective makes sense to use at any given time depends on what you're trying to uncover or explain.
People responsible for ensuring a healthy and resilient organization should take care to regulary cycle through the different perspectives in order to ensure that they are properly adhered to.
Here are the different perspectives supported by the platform, and when it might make sense to use them:
The teams perspective presents the organization as a set of teams working together towards a common purpose.
Use the teams perspective when you want to understand or communicate how the organization has organized its work, and who is contributing to which types of work.
The people perspective presents the organization as a set of people contributing to the organization.
Use the people perspective when you want to understand or communicate the size of the organization, who reports to who, and the priorities, plans and development of each individual.
The insight perspective presents the organization in terms of it's know-how.
Use the insight perspective to understand and communicate what the organization has learned about itself and the market, and how it informs its day-to-day work.
The development perspective presents the organization in terms of it's health and how we are working to improve our teams and our people.
Use the development perspective to understand and communicate the current organizational health indicators, to which extent development efforts are happening, how far along each team and individual has come, and where support is needed.
The leadership perspective presents the organization in terms of it's leadership.
Use the leadership perspective to understand and communicate to which extent people are being supported and held accountable to their priorities and potential.
The priorities perspective presents the organization in terms of what it is currently focused on.
Use the priorities perspecticve to understand and communicate what is currently considered most important.
The activity perspective presents the organization in terms of what people are doing.
Use the activity perspective to understand and communicate who is contributing to the insight contained within the platform, and how they are contributing.