Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Make The Best Corporate Cultural Combo

Ideally the departments in an organization put the interests of the organization above their own.

Operating out of this mindset, they then create a system of checks and balances with other departments regarding the allocation of resources and services based on the greater good.

In reality most companies are a collection of departments that operate like fiefdoms with each acting in their own self-interest at the expense of the broader goals of the organization.

They hoard resources, seek glory and avoid blame to the point of pathological dysfunction.

Therefore refer to the slide above for an appropriate response to the noted dilemma.