Redesign: Collaboration and Control?

Redesign: Collaboration and Control?

When it comes to organizational design, CEO’s want the outcome of collaborative, innovative places to work and yet struggle with a desire to control information, prevent unnecessary spin, and protect sacred relationships, especially if it means cutting people. This...
Paddles Up!

Paddles Up!

Top three considerations for Boards about aligning your organization to deliver the strategy. Are you on a Board? How certain are you that your CEO’s organizational design will deliver the strategy? With strategy clearly outlined, resources well laid out, and a plan...
Is your organization a duck or a frog?

Is your organization a duck or a frog?

It may be time, as the oil patch comes to terms with a more prolonged lower commodity price, and in turn, the rest of the Canadian economy, to change organizations from ducks to frogs. Each moves smoothly through water. But, the efficiency of that movement is vastly...
Getting organizational redesign right

Getting organizational redesign right

Earlier this month McKinsey & Company published an article entitled “Getting Organization Design Right”. It was (of course) well researched and well written. It’s a very good primer on why organization design matters, and offers senior executives 9 “Golden Rules”...