Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration recently visited Silicon Valley to talk to some of the newer technology companies about their experiences of collaboration and creating integrated global organizations. It was an interesting experience on many levels. The limits of communicating through technology It was good to visit a booming sector and to learn about the particular challenges […]
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People working in a matrix organization often feel as if their goals and roles are less clear than they were in the past. Companies spend a lot of time following a matrix management implementation using RACI analysis, role sort and job descriptions to try and restore clarity. In fact we’ve learned this is a trap. […]
I was in Napa Valley, California last week; beautiful area with great food, wine and people. I also kept getting free food. It goes like this, waiter takes my order, brings the wrong thing then takes that thing off the bill as an apology. It happened more than 75% of the time over 3 days. […]
Multiple team membership is becoming more and more common. Our own remote and virtual team survey of over 4,000 people tells us that, on average, managerial and professional people are now part of five virtual teams. If these really are interdependent “teams” then this implies a very high level of interconnection. For an average team […]
Works Councils and Organizational Change – help or hindrance? I was talking to a client recently who is working through a major organizational change. The change was initiated from the USA and, in most parts of the world, had progressed much more quickly than in Europe where the mandatory consultation period with works councils, Comité […]
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