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Designing Dynamic Organizations : A Hands-On Guide For Leaders At All Levels - Amy Kates

Designing Dynamic Organizations

A Hands-On Guide For Leaders At All Levels

By: Amy Kates

Paperback Published: 17th December 2001
ISBN: 9780814471197
Number Of Pages: 272
For Ages: 17+ years old

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Which business structures are best suited to the unpredictable 21st century? How can a company, division, or department reconfigure itself with minimum disruption and maximum impact? Every executive grapples with problems of restructuring -- and most need hands-on guidance to solve them. This eye-opening book shows business leaders at all levels how to examine their choices by leading them systematically through these fundamental questions:
-- Should we restructure to meet our strategic goals?
-- What are the best structural options to achieve our success?
-- What lateral processes are necessary to support the new structure?
-- How do we staff the restructured organization to optimize results?

Based on Galbraith's world-renowned approach, this guide includes examples and worksheets that pilot readers through the essential steps of organizational design.

"Preface Introduction What Is an Organization? Who This Book Is For Organization of the Book Acknowledgements 1. Getting Started Organization Design The Reconfigurable Organization Deciding When to Redesign The Design Process The Case for a Participative Process Summary 2. Determining the Design Framework Translating the Strategy into Design Criteria Clarifying Limits and Assumptions Assessing the Current State Summary 3. Designing the Structure Structural Concepts Organizational Roles Testing the Design Mapping the Structure Design and Implementation Governance Summary 4. Processes and Lateral Capability Lateral Capability Networks Lateral Processes Integrative Roles Matrix Relationships Building Lateral Capability 5. Defining and Rewarding Success Metrics Values and Behaviors Compensation Reward and Recognition Programs Summary 6. People Practices Introduction Staffing the New Organization Assessing for Learning Aptitude Performance Feedback From Training to Learning Summary 7. Implementation Planning Managing Skepticism Conclusion: Assimilating into the Organization"

ISBN: 9780814471197
ISBN-10: 0814471196
Series: Agency/Distributed
Audience: General
For Ages: 17+ years old
For Grades: 12+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 17th December 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.7  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.98
Edition Number: 1