Management Systems’ shifting rule and role during Venture Life Cycle Three Management Systems Rule Venture Life Cycle. Engineering, Business/Operations, and Finance take turns driving:
There isn’t a hierarchy of importance; but, there is a natural  order by venture stage.
Management system conflict tends to occur in over| laps (stages: traction to penetration; saturation to exit). These natural conflicts must be understood and respectfully addressed.
Recent studies indicate that Companies where the founder comes from blue and stays on as CEO through the red phases do better, particularly true for technology companies. ©2018 iiSM.ORG, All Rights Reserved. Overlaying Dimension #1 (management) and Dimension #2 (venture) to understand:. Click slide to see in context of slide deck
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