“The name of the rose” by Umberto Eco is one of the best-selling books ever published (50 million copies sold!). During a break between Zoom meetings … [Read more...]
If you want an efficient organization, you need to align the organizational structure with the work processes. In these posts I discuss how you can collect and analyze data about work processes and use that to inform organization design decisions. I also describe how to improve the interfaces between units once a new structure has been implemented.
If you are a manager, you might be asked to organize 1,200 people – or 12,000. But to illustrate a key principle: Let’s start with just 12 people. Are … [Read more...]
Not all resources need to be dedicated to one unit: Some may be shared among units. Hence, typical questions that may arise are...: Should each … [Read more...]
What are the implications of the coronavirus on how we lead and organize firms? I have been pondering this issue (as I assume many of you have done, … [Read more...]
Image: From project meeting with client – my colleagues Tore Christiansen and Bjørn Helge Gundersen (from Deloitte) on the right. Last year was an … [Read more...]