Organisational Design

Organisational Design · 16. November 2018
The digital transformation is forcing organizations towards more innovation. Innovation comes from the stimulance part of our brain and requires space in order to achieve our best. Can employees’ freedoms and operational control–as antagonists–have only one winner?

Organisational Design · 10. November 2018
“The boxes-and-arrows approach to organizational design may have outlived its usefulness”, said Phanish Puranam. Over centuries, we have lived in these boxes, our status was defined through the box to which we were dedicated. Is this now all useless?

Organisational Design · 25. September 2018
Globalization, digitalization and many additional themes have become the mega-trend in recent years. Do we still have the connectivity under control or is it more for us–like Peter Kruse said–like with the sorcerer’s apprentice: “I can’t get rid of the spirits which I have called forth“?

Organisational Design · 28. August 2018
In the article “The Science of Organizational Design: Fit between Structure and Coordination”, Richard M. Burton and Børge Obel argue that designing organizations should be scientifically-based and forward-looking. Is this a contradiction in terms or does it fit?

Organisational Design · 08. August 2018
Disruptive innovations through digitalization compel companies to change their orientations and structures. However, big companies find this transformation to be very difficult. How can this work? What makes start-ups better?

Organisational Design · 20. June 2018
Over and over, we hear that the time of the traditional line organizations are coming to an end. Globalization will make leaders dispensable as they do not find the right answers to the increasingly complex environment in our business world. Is this truly the reality or just academic wishful thinking?

Organisational Design · 14. April 2018
Thinking about the new design in IT organizations which meeting the requirements of our customers. We have to rethink and reshape the very fabric of the enterprise–both in its technical processes and its social relationships.

Organisational Design · 30. March 2018
Implementing an agile organizational design means reinventing the power architecture of an organization. Transformations fail because of a lack of willingness upon the part of management to follow this path consistently.

Organisational Design · 23. February 2018
Agility is the Driver for Brain-Friendly Organizations

Organisational Design · 30. January 2018
The future of organizational design will be agile. The new generation will force us to follow this way.