If we want to create more effective organizations, we need to consider the process by which we design them – how we analyze the current situation, how … [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.
For leaders considering a re-design of their organization, one of the key questions is when and how to invite other people into the decision … [Read more...]
One of the most difficult – and most fundamental – tasks for a business leader is to recognize whether it’s time … [Read more...]
I recently completed a project where I had to come up with a process for quickly grouping people into different units. The client was an NGO, and I … [Read more...]
Purely top-down decision processes are becoming less common. The leader is still responsible for making the final decision (as he/she should be) when … [Read more...]