Stephen Redwood provides an article on organisational design and explains how to determine solid, fact-based, reference points that provide a platform for change and help keep projects grounded.
Silicon Valley is a get-it-done-fast world that has led the development of many new ways of thinking about how to operate a business. Design-thinking, crowd-surfing, hackathons and agile development are examples of common tools used by rapidly growing tech companies to cut down the scale and time it takes to build products and win customers. Is there an equally swift approach to organizational design that would support the metamorphosis from early stage to full-on growth in the tech world? This article focuses on 5 questions that cut to the core of organization design, and that may provide a path to an hyper-accelerated process – the 1-Day Organization Design Project:
What is the problem you are trying to solve?
What is causing the problem?
What is in scope for discussion
What options should be considered?
How should you proceed?
Key points include:
- Identifying the relative types and scales of impacts on situation
- The four basic causes that affect direction
- Clarifying scope
Read the full article, Organization Design for Early Stage Valley Cats, on LinkedIn.