“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...]
I this series of posts I discuss academic research on organization design, report from conferences and seminars that I attend, and also describe my own studies.
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...]
. This Spring, I had the priviledge of teaching the organization design elective at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. The class … [Read more...]
I attended a conference in Denmark recently where I met Richard Burton, professor emeritus at Duke University. It was he who first raised the … [Read more...]