Perhaps the simplest definition of a business model is an organization’s effort to deliver a unique solution to a customer need or problem. To improve your business model and organization, you need to ensure that all aspects of your organization align to solve your customers’ problem(s). The best organizations today
A change partner is essential when developing your business model and organization design because they can bring methodologies and tools needed to guide the work. Your change partner could be an HR manager or some other internal resource. But, it may be better to factor in partners outside the organization
You and your team have worked hard to create a business model and an organization design that meet your objectives, optimize your capabilities, address your customers’ needs, differentiate you in the marketplace, and account for any future complexities. Good job! Your efforts will pay off. Your organization will be fiscally
How do I optimize my resources? It is the perennial question for today’s businesses. Our philosophy is that aligned organizations can better optimize their resources to create both great efficiencies as well as desired growth. To accomplish both of these objectives, businesses must consider a more holistic approach to organization
In order to successfully navigate through a change transformation, businesses need key people to help push the change forward and integrate the new concepts into the organization. These change agents play an essential part in the change transformation as they communicate, implement, and help spread the change throughout the organization.
Measurement is an essential activity to ascertain the success of a process or an activity. However, assessing the effectiveness of a change transformation is not always as straight-forward or simple as reading outcome data or waiting for a position in the market to change. Although metrics such as milestones and
There is a practical approach and sequence to alignment when implementing organizational change. It may be tempting to zero in where a problem is surfacing, but by following these steps you can ensure that you align everything from top to bottom (strategy to rewards). Let’s walk through each step of
I recently read an interview with Dr. Carol S. Dweck about her new book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. The interview focuses on different “mindsets” that essentially describe the way you conceive of your own intelligence, abilities, and talents. Among other mindsets, Dr. Dweck outlines what she calls a