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With the rate of change in organizations at an all-time high, the need for strong organization design has never been more pressing. Organization Design is your complete road map for designing organizations , including new start?ups, restructuring, re?sizing and sourcing. Full of hints and tips, as well as a practical toolkit to take professionals from start to finish, Organization Design outlines the basic theory and provides a step?by?step approach to creating your optimal organization design, as well as providing solutions to some recurring challenges you may meet along the way Contents: Introduction ? How the book is structured PART ONE: Understanding organization design ? Putting organization design in context ? What is organization design? ? Why organization design matters ? What drives an organization to carry out a design? ? Conclusion ? Familiarize yourself with the Organization Design Compass and the Optimal Way ? Organization design models ? The Organization Design Compass ? The Optimal Organization Design Approach ? Designing the Optimal Way ? Conclusion ? Some essential building blocks ? Organizational archetypes to get you started ? Three frameworks to help you position an organization ? Conclusion PART TWO: Designing your organization the Optimal Way ? Outlining your brief ? Getting off to a good start ? Shaping the brief, understanding it, challenging it ? Distilling the strategic intent and framing the brief ? Optimal programme considerations ? Conclusion ? Pulling together your programme ? Resourcing the programme ? Shaping your approach ? Optimal programme considerations ? Conclusion ? Taking stock of the change required ? Building an evidence base ? Learning from other organizations ? Assessing the direction and extent of change ? Optimal programme considerations ? Conclusion ? Identifying assessment criteria ? Evaluating using design principles and criteria ? Design principles for selected organization types ? Defining design principles and criteria ? Optimal programme considerations ? Conclusion ? Mapping the design options ? Generating design concepts ? Developing design outlines ? Conclusion ? Assessing the alternatives ? Assessing design options against design criteria ? Choosing between design options ? Optimal programme considerations ? Conclusion ? Laying out the way forward ? Developing the design blueprint ? Preparing for implementation ? Transitioning from design to implementation ? Optimal programme considerations ? Conclusion ? Taking the Optimal Way forward PART THREE: Dealing with recurring challenges ? How to maintain design integrity over time ? What design integrity entails ? How to maintain design integrity ? The roles and responsibilities of a design authority ? Conclusion ? How to size an organization ? What does size mean to the organization designer? ? Why does getting the size right matter? ? Getting the right number of people for the work to be done ? Choosing spans of control and number of layers ? Conclusion ? How to choose between design options when the environment is very uncertain ? Scenarios, scenario planning and scenario testing ? Building scenarios ? Using scenarios before you design ? Using scenarios to assess alternative designs ? Conclusion ? How to assess the level of capability maturity of an organization over time ? A framework for assessing capability maturity ? How to assess capability maturity ? Case example: assessing capability maturity ? Case example: assessing design maturity ? Conclusion ? Appendix Skills required in an organization design team ? Appendix Typical backgrounds that lead people to become ? organization designers ? Appendix Outputs from Optimal Way ? Appendix Design outputs by level and Compass segment with examples of implementation tasks Printed Pages: 304. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 56692
With the rate of change in organizations at an all-time high, the need for strong organization design has never been more pressing. Organization Design provides a complete road map for the implementation of organization design, covering all areas including downsizing, outsourcing and re-structuring.
Full of hints and tips, as well as a practical toolkit to take organization designers from start to finish, Organization Design outlines the basic theory, provides a step-by-step approach to implementing organization design, and provides solutions to the recurring challenges to be met along the way. OD is about delivering results. By following this tried and tested approach, readers will gain the confidence and skills to put great organization design into practice to ensure business success.
About the Author:
Christine Irwin is one of the UK’s leading practitioners in organization design and implementation with over 30 years' experience, most recently as a partner at Design to Change. She is a member of the Organization Design Forum where she served as an elected board member from 2001 to 2010; and is a member of the Organization Development Innovation Network. She holds degrees from Manchester Business School and Leeds University.
Patricia Cichocki leads Design to Change. She has over 25 years' experience, working in and advising international organizations and clients on organization design and change. She is adept at managing the practicalities of embedding organization designs. She holds degrees from HEC Paris, Oxford University and University College London and is a member of the Organization Design Forum and was a founding Director of the Change Leaders.
Titel: Organization Design: A Guide to Building ...
Verlag: Kogan Page Limited/Viva Books
Auflage: First edition.
Buchbeschreibung Kogan Page Mrz 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - With the rate of change in organizations at an all-time high, the need for strong organization design has never been more pressing. Organization Design provides a complete road map to building successful organizations through good organization design. It presents a practical process; a robust, broad-based model and a set of tools and techniques that all link together. Part One and Two together provide you with the knowledge of how to establish and run an organization design programme. Part Three covers how to respond to three perennial challenges in designing organizations. This thoroughly revised edition of Organization Design includes an increased range of archetypes, a wide variety of international examples and coverage of additional ways to gain insight, such as through exploring metaphors and positive deviance. It is a practical toolkit to take organization designers from start to finish, outlining the basic theory, providing a step-by-step approach to implementation, and offering solutions to the recurring challenges that will inevitably be met along the way. 300 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780749470593