Organizational Assessment Tool

Organizational Assessment Tool for management and processes and systems

In 1977, when I was business consultant from the US Department of Energy and Labor assigned to do some business consulting for Native American projects in the Southwest. I worked with a project on the Birdsprings Community in the Navajo Reservation.

We were building the first school that would use exclusively alternative energies such as sun, wind, and passive solar. At the time the traditional western organizational methods and pyramid structures of management and org charts had their inherent obstacles, certainly, as it applied to this community project, which included their new business on producing solar panels through out other Indian Reservations in the USA.

I was sent in to help with the establishment of a business plan and to give advise on organizational structure and processes. After some weeks I was still going through a frustrating time in designing organizational methods that would bring about necessary changes.
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