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March 13, 2019

“I Have My Company Vision, Now What?”

As an organization design consultant, people often ask, “So what, exactly do you do?” I reply by explaining organization design and strategic integration.  Once I’ve done that, if the person is a business leader they almost inevitably ask, “So Ken,...
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February 27, 2019

Organization Design Is More Than Structure

Recently I was on site with a client running a three and a half day training session on organization design. Central to this training was our Rubik’s Cube model of organization design, including the concept of how organization design is...
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January 9, 2019

5 Best Practices for an Organization Change COE

To stay competitive, organizations today must be agile and adapt quickly to rapidly changing markets, technology, and economic conditions. Effective change management is therefore essential. Change management initiatives can be handled in various ways within an organization. Outsourcing is certainly...
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October 9, 2018 Information & Metrics

The Most Neglected Aspect of Organization Design

When we are involved in major transformations, one of the first discussions leaders are eager to get into is the structure discussion . . . the new organization chart.  Leaders also give enthusiastic consideration to the major business processes of...
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September 18, 2018

How to Build Your Team for Good Decision Making

In theory, if you put a diverse group of people together, they will think diverse thoughts. They will be creative, they will be additive to one another, and they will ultimately come up with a better solution, because the sum...
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March 27, 2018

Building Capability for Organization Alignment: Beyond the Toolbox

The right organization alignment tools and methodologies are indeed valuable; they can help you see things you can’t otherwise, and provide a framework for solving problems. However, the right tool in the wrong hands won’t lead to success. When building capability in others, consider these factors to help them learn to use available tools in a way that makes sense for the organization.
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