Organization Design

Organization Design : A Guide to Building Effective Organizations

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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" 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 more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 157.5 x 236.2 x 25.4mm | 521.64g
  • Kogan Page Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0749462566
  • 9780749462567
  • 1,184,983

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"This guide to organizational design provides a grounding in organizational theory coupled with practical advice for building fluid and functional organizations from the ground up. The volume is divided into three sections covering the fundamentals of organizational design, an exposition of the authors' unique step-by-step methodology, OPTIMAL and planning for dealing with recurring challenges, and chapters address such topics as essential building blocks of successful design, design outlines and assessment tools and maintaining design integrity over time. The work includes numerous illustrations, tables and figures." -- Book News Inc. "[A] welcome new addition to the field of literature on organization design...a useful addition to every business executive's bookshelf." -- Tim McConnell, McConnell HR Consulting NYshow more

About Patricia Cichocki

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.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 more

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