In this video, Amy Kates shows you how to ensure that each layer in your organization has a clear and unique value-adding role. Learn why the vertical dimension is just as important as the horizontal.
I'm often asked by clients,…why do we need org structure and hierarchy?…They send me articles about holocracy, agile,…flash teams, network organizations, and ask,…how do we design this?…Here's how I respond.…If your company is relatively small…and you only do one thing, then organize any way you want.…Most companies with one product and one business model…don't need organization design,…they just need good team design.…But big and growing companies with complex strategies…to deliver products, services, and solutions…in markets around the world are multidimensional,…and that means they need organization design.…
The vertical dimension, how information and decisions…flow from global to local and corporate to field…is just as important as the horizontal dimension,…how information and decisions flow…between organizational units.…Let me show you how a well-designed…vertical organization enables speed.…While technology allows us to work peer-to-peer…around the world, it also speeds up the pace of decisions…and expectations of customers.…
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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