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Business Model

Has Your Business Model Spawned a Monopoly Mentality?

As an organization grows, internal support structures evolve to handle certain services that are needed throughout the company. It needs HR to manage hiring and employee relations. It needs IT to keep the company’s technology assets running efficiently. It needs an accounting department to handle day-to-day financial functions. Teams across

Aligning Resources for Things that Matter in Organization Design

Aligning Resources for the Things That Matter in Organizational Design Optimizing a business model isn’t easy. What’s more, your resources may be limited requiring you to be more thoughtful when aligning your organizational design to your business model. You want to be sure you’re making provisions for the things that

Complexities

Using Organizational Alignment to Absorb Complexities

Competition has changed the corporate landscape and the way we must do business. Differentiation in the marketplace used to be much simpler: focus on making a great product or providing an improved or much-needed service. Those days are gone. Today, products themselves have become undeniably similar and struggle to deliver

Change Transformation

Avoiding Common Obstacles to Change Transformation

There is not always a clear path to an organization design and implementation of a strategic plan. While leadership might decide that a change is in the best interest of the company, there are many obstacles that could stand in the way of a real change transformation. Our work with

Boxology: The Mythical Science of Organizational Change

Altering the organization’s structure might be necessary, but approaching change by changing the organization chart alone is insufficient in most cases. Over the years, a pseudo-science has emerged that focuses on finding the perfect organization chart. We call this boxology. Even if a perfect organization chart did exist (with the