Where to find Global Integration’s senior team of training consultants week commencing May 28. 2012. Today is USA Memorial Day so our US team have an extended weekend break. Next week in the UK, there’s a two day national holiday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation (Jubilee). Many of the Global Integration […]
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Continuing our blog series looking at reasons to introduce a matrix. Improved cooperation and communication across the old functional and geographic silos. The second major reason that organizations introduce a matrix is the work. Vertical functions and countries don’t fit the needs of today’s work patterns: – supply chains operate worldwide – functional organizations need to be […]
It’s back out into the World at large for our Europe-based consultants again this week, following on from our wonderful team meeting in Hook, UK last week. (There are few pictures on our Facebook page if you care to take a peek – and no, we don’t force you to sign up/’like’ the page to […]
Improved access to shared resources, skills and technologies across the organization The new organization will use a matrix structure to separate daily contract performance from the management of its technology capabilities. “This matrix structure will make it easier for us to apply our technology capabilities across our programs, enabling us to deliver the solutions that […]
Why matrix? The top six reasons to adopt a matrix and the three that can cause a retreat. Many organizations have been on a journey towards increased internal and external business complexity, and this has often led to some form of matrix organization structure. If you read many articles or blog posts about matrix management, you’d […]
It’s an exciting week for the Global Integration team in Europe this week – our spring/summer team meeting for Europe is happening on Thursday/Friday, so the team will all be together in England. Outside of this, Phil Stockbridge will be in London on Tuesday and Wednesday, John Bland will be in the north of England, […]
As a way of giving back to the community that helped make our Global Working video competition a success, we’ve created a report sharing what we learned from the process. Clicking on the report below should enlarge it on your screen. If it fails to pop up, the link above it should take you directly […]
Anyone who’s spent any time with our CEO Kevan Hall will undoubtedly know two things about him: one, he’s a Brit; and two, he supports Reading FC. A word to anyone who thinks football involves guys with large shoulder pads charging down a pitch and handling odd shaped balls – in the UK, soccer is […]
Global Integration offers tailored courses rather than open access, but anyone in the UK looking for a one day workshop at a reasonable rate (£250) may be interested in the one day matrix organization workshop being offered by Ashridge Business School, at which Global Integration’s CEO, Kevan Hall, will be leading the afternoon session. The […]
May Day, May 1, is a traditional spring festival which, in the Northern hemisphere, has its origins in Pagan festivals – notably that of Beltane, the celebration of spring – adapted over time as Christianity spread. It’s exactly six months before All Hallows (Hallowe’en). Across Northern Europe, there are festivities. In Estonia,for example, Volbriöö is […]
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