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25 APPENDIX C Organization Modeling Worksheet Background Materials • Describe the work culture of the organization. What kinds of people stay with the company and advance? What kinds • Copy of the organization’s annual report (learn something of people leave or are “managed out” of the organization? about the client’s business). Why? • Copy of the organization’s mission statement or published • Are there certain values that are widely held by the organi- values and principles (they have the potential to shed light zation’s founders or senior leadership team? What are they on the culture in which the target job exists). and how do they influence decisionmaking? What are de- • Gather any information about the context/environment sirable leadership styles? • If you consider the current incumbents in the target job, Potential Organization and in the job one level up, as a human talent portfolio, Assessment Questions what are the strengths of that portfolio? What are the • Briefly describe the business and structure of the organi- weaknesses? • What kind of person would enjoy working in the position zation. • How does the target job contribute to, and fit in with, busi- and would thrive in this sort of environment (fit organiza- tional culture, leadership team, etc.)? ness goals and plans?