In my last blog post, I described an example with 6 people and asked you to consider how you would organize them. The example illustrates an … [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.
Today I have a small quiz for you. Help me organize a few people. I won’t ask you how to organize 6,000 people, or even 60. To make it simple, … [Read more...]
The tools we use to describe organizational models are important. If all you have is a hammer, then everything looks like a nail. If all you use … [Read more...]
Last week I posted a survey here on my blog. I have now looked at the results. As you can see from the chart above, most of the items are … [Read more...]
More collaboration – and better collaboration - is seen by many as a key requirement for business success. Open a recent leadership book or an issue … [Read more...]