At the start of a recent organizational design the leader asked me to provide a list of outcomes for the effort. Being a good consultant, I turned the question back on him. I explained that he and his team needed to craft the specific design principles that they hoped to accomplish via our work. TheContinue reading “What Every Organization Design Needs”
Tag Archives: Culture
Focusing on How to Execute Your Strategy Improves the People Side!
We have learned that some organizations execute their strategy based on the amount of money they have available in the bank, the skills of their current workforce or educated guesses about where the business environment is headed. However, more mature organizations are executing strategy by identifying and filling gap between the business capabilities they haveContinue reading “Focusing on How to Execute Your Strategy Improves the People Side!”
Aligning Strategy with Employee Values for Improved Organizational Performance
Part 3 of 4 part blog series discussing employee motivational challenges. Tackling strategy, and the corresponding projects, in a manner which fits with the organizations’ larger culture, leads to employees with enthusiasm (and even passion) for their efforts. This is about helping employees feel part of an effort which is bigger than themselves. As aContinue reading “Aligning Strategy with Employee Values for Improved Organizational Performance”
Process Improvement: Let’s Understand the Basics Before Going to the Complex
Process improvement professionals tend to do a deep dive into the methodology immediately after an introduction. The conversation tends to go something along the lines of “Nice to meet you as well, do you use the DMAIC approach to get at root cause?” While this is an important question, let’s consider a few fundamental questionsContinue reading “Process Improvement: Let’s Understand the Basics Before Going to the Complex”