McKinsey 7-S Framework: Free PowerPoint Template

McKinsey 7-S Framework: Free PowerPoint Template
McKinsey 7-S Framework (One-pager)

The 7-S Framework by McKinsey is a strategy classic developed back in the 1970s. This framework helps to assess the key #7 internal elements an organization needs to have aligned in order to be successful.

The framework differentiates between hard and soft factors:

Hard factors

Strategy:
Target system and all measures to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage and successfully compete in the market.

Structure:
The way the business is organized. In short, the organizational chart of the company.

Systems:
Processes and procedures of the company, including reporting system and IT infrastructure.

Soft factors

Skills:
Abilities and core competences of the company’s employees.

Staff:
Type and number of employees of the company. Measures to recruite, train, reward and motivate the staff.

Style:
The management style of the company. Culture, how the people interact with each other and the environment

Shared values (Core of the McK 7-S-Model):
Values, norms and standards that apply within the company.

The template can also be used to assess the effectiveness of an organization.


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