May 21, 2019

Managing Creative Friction in Your Project Team

Diversity on a project team drives innovation. As different ideas, thought patterns, and beliefs play off each other, it can spur tremendous innovation—but sometimes this very energy and dynamism can be hard to control, or even result in unproductive conflict. Practicing these quick project team management tips can help your team stay in that productive middle ground, and set the stage for success.
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May 15, 2019 Change Transformation

Tools & Methodologies for Your Change Transformation COE

A healthy organization transformation COE works in an organized, systematic, and efficient way to assist in implementing organizational change within an organization. However, without a clearly defined methodology (e.g., body of approaches, frameworks and tools), the COE will simply function...
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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 23, 2019

Successful Digitization Starts with Strategy

Going digital can be a powerful move for an organization, but it must be done strategically. While digitization is changing the way we do business, good strategy doesn’t necessarily change just because the world is becoming digital. On the other...
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April 17, 2019

3 Principles for Effective Organization Resourcing

A company’s needs evolve as it grows. Each step from small to big, from entrepreneurial to bureaucratic, from simple to complex, changes and adds to the work that must be done to keep the organization operating and thriving—and sooner or...
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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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