Effectiveness Dimension Diagnostic (EDD)

Want to refine your approach and standardize the quality of your deliverables? EDD can help you diagnose your business processes and identify how you can improve your work efficiency. 

The Organizational Effectiveness Framework

An organizational diagnostic is a holistic assessment at the strategic, functional, and human levels of an organization. Using Boreala’s
proprietary framework outlined on the following pages, the diagnostic will pinpoint key areas for improvements with the objective of
developing and enhancing effectiveness and performance.

Why Conduct an Organizational Diagnostic?

  • To have full visibility on the effectiveness of an organization
  • To identify its strengths and areas of improvement
  • To take adequate and priority actions to achieve and sustainable effectiveness
  • Such an exercise leads to meaningful and impactful results, most often in terms of process, structure and skills development, or other targeted improvement areas. It ensures the organization’s alignment, its performance, and optimal resources allocation.

What is the process?

What is the process?

Data collection

• Documentation review (e.g., Strategic plan, employee manual, current structure, processes, surveys, annual reports, etc.)
• Survey
• Interviews
• Working sessions

Data collection

• Diagnostic conducted based on the OEF


• Working session to prioritize the initiatives and to draft a realistic roadmap that is respectful of the organizational capacities

Who is usually involved in the process?

  • It is essential that the organization’s leaders sponsor the organizational diagnostic and participate in all stages of the process for it to be effective, and the results sustainable. Other stakeholders can also be involved in certain ways, if appropriate.

What are the outputs of an Organizational Diagnostic?

  • SWOC* Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Challenges)
  • Diagnostic report
  • Action plan
Where to start (1)

Take the Organizational Effectiveness Quiz
to find out how effective your organization is! 


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