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May 8, 2019

4 Principles of Resource Allocation in Large Companies

One of most contentious issues we run into in organizations takes place around resource allocation. No company has unlimited resources, and every part and function of a company can come up with good reasons why they need resources. These three principles of resource allocation can help leaders of large companies place resources in ways that most benefit their organizations.
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April 30, 2019

Build the Right Project Team for Success

While building project teams is a routine task in many companies, it is not always approached as the opportunity for excellence that it is. Diversity is key to creative genius—but there is more to diversity than most realize. Look for diversity in these 5 areas to get the best results from your small team.
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April 3, 2019

The Role of Strategy in Organization Design Decision Making

As organization design consultants, one of our primary functions is to lead clients through the many choices involved in the organization design decision making process. For example, a key question that might be considered by an organization includes “will we...
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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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