Everybody is talking about integration and collaboration and participation these days. Down with the silos of yesterday. Away with the walls that … [Read more...]
Finding ways to simplify the organization is a key concern in many large firms. In this series of posts, I discuss how to define complexity and describe some key principles and tools that one can use to design a simpler organization.
Above you find the second in the series of five videos about organization design ideas that may change the world (if you missed the first, you can … [Read more...]
When I speak with people in large organizations, a fairly common complaint is that it takes too much time to make decisions. A key source of delay is … [Read more...]
The pictures show the orchestra that my son of 9 years is a member of. As you see, some seats are empty in … [Read more...]
It is fairly common to claim that all global firms now are “matrix organizations”. When you examine a particular firm more carefully, however, you … [Read more...]