By strategically absorbing complexities for its customers, a well-aligned organization can provide elegantly integrated and customized solutions. Inspiring your team’s shift from a “product focus” to a “solution strategy” will lead to an improved competitive advantage.
When implemented effectively organization design integrates people, systems, and processes by maintaining alignment with the overall strategy. But they key is remembering it’s less about nuts and bolts and more about hearts and minds.
Even with a great design, It’s the people in the organization who actually implement the organization design. These principals are critical to select a team that will achieve the right results for their organization.
Ultimately, resourcing decisions come down to cost vs value. This needs to be considered carefully to ensure that resources are allocated in a way that best supports the organization’s strategic goals.