Elements of McKinsey 7’s Framework:

The Hard elements; Strategy, Structure, Systems

The Soft elements: Shared Values, Skills, Style, Staff

That needs to be aligned


A watershed model that addresses the critical role of coordination, rather than structure, in organizational effectiveness


The need for Change management


To analyse the internal environment to identify internal strengths and weaknesses that will define the organizations strategic capabilities

To assess strategic position

To determine gap between new strategy and actions required to alignment

Source of McKinsey 7’s Framework:

McKinsey&Company Peters & Waterman (1982)