We don’t like to be controlled. And we don’t like control systems. Few of us want to have a controlling boss who looks over our shoulder, follows our … [Read more...]
This has so far been the topic I have written the most extensively about. These posts cover all the different phases of an organization design process, from the early phase where you identify issues, to planning and implementation of changes. The posts draw on the framework that I write about in my book.
Let’s assume that you are planning a re-organization. How do you proceed?Do you make the decision based on the information you already have, or do you … [Read more...]
Image source: Flickr In the TV series Kitchen Nightmares, UK chef Ramsay Gordon visits struggling restaurants and tries to help the staff to improve … [Read more...]
Can an algorithm improve the design of your organization? I believe the answer is yes. In fact, together with two colleagues (Kim Soldal and Tore … [Read more...]
One firm that I have followed for many years is FMC (now TechnicFMC). It’s a world leader in subsea technologies – in particular, valve trees that … [Read more...]