Mastering the Cube Book Discussion

Watch On Demand Organizations are like Rubik’s Cubes. A leader cannot twist one side of the cube without affecting the others. So how can leaders move forward with improvement efforts…

Boxology: The Mythical Science of Organization Design

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…

High Stakes Conversations

Kreig Smith discusses the process of helping executives all get on the same page with business strategy and alignment.

Clear Strategy Removes Noise

Without a clear business strategy and an understanding of how that translates into necessary tradeoffs, the noise in an organization can derail talents and resources. Clear strategy removes noise so…

Connecting Across Organization Boundaries

Some organizations enable certain strategies better than others. But no organization design is perfect—all create boundaries. Creating linkages across those boundaries is a vital part of strategic organization design.