In this video, Amy Kates covers how to manage the design project and use a high involvement process to gain better design decisions and faster implementation.
Organization design is a process, not just a decision.…Set a destination and organize toward it.…As internal and external conditions change,…you must adjust your course.…This approach makes organization design more organic…and less disruptive than frequent restructurings.…However, the initial work is often a project.…It requires focus, time, and attention,…and the right people involved along the way.…Here are a few tips as you lead…an organization design project.…
First, use the same approach whether you are designing…a whole company of 30,000 people or just a 30-person unit.…Clearly, the scope and complexity of the issues…are much greater in the former,…and the activation phase will certainly be longer as well.…However, the core steps are the same for each.…Clarify the business case.…Determine the basic framework of structure…and linking mechanisms.…Design and enable new working relationships…and align talent.…The second tip is to involve a broad range of perspectives…in the design to enrich the quality of decisions…
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- How organization design relates to strategy and talent
- Using the star model
- Mapping strategic priorities
- Setting the design criteria
- Assessing organization gaps and strengths
- Drawing organization models
- Setting up the matrix for success
- Clarifying decision rights
- Matching talent to organization