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 […]
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Today’s Matrix Monday review of matrix-related literature was one recommended by Global Integration training consultant, Phil Stockbridge: An Integrative Model of Organizational Trust: Past, Present and Future, by F. David Schoorman, Purdue University; Roger C. Mayer, The University of Akron; and James H. Davis, University of Notre Dame, The Academy of Management Review Vol. 20, No. 3 (Jul., […]
Continuing with our ‘Matrix Monday’ series, we report back on some of the limited literature available on matrix management. Today we summarise Performance evaluation in a matrix organization: a case study (Part One, Two and Three) by Steven H. Appelbaum, David Nadeau and Michael Cyr (Industrial and Commercial Training Vol. 40 No. 5, 2008) At time […]
When Cisco recently commissioned an international workforce study of nearly 3000 students and young people in the early stages of their careers, it found that one in three college students and young professionals consider the Internet to be as important as air, water, food, and shelter and found that their desire to use social media, […]
Continuing with our ‘Matrix Monday’ series, we report back on some of the limited literature available on matrix management. Today we summarise ‘Motivation by project and functional managers in matrix organizations’ by Steven C Dunn (Copyright American Society for Engineering Management, June 2001) Functional managers within a matrix are normally seen as responsible for managing the […]
Today sees the first ‘Matrix Monday’ on the Global Integration blog. There is nowhere near enough good material on matrix management available, so that we thought we’d start to share some of the available resources we find, and hope others will do the same – contact us to suggest submissions. We’ll share on Twitter using […]
A dilemma posed by Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration I watched a presentation last week about the billions of questions around the world that are now asked of Google. It asked the question “Who did we ask ‘BG’ – Before Google?” It’s an interesting question. Has the availability of fast answers to our questions […]
Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration, follows yesterday’s post on ‘Tweetcamp and some underlying trends‘ with a question about the tools There was an interesting discussion at this week’s Tweetcamp on whether it is enough simply to provide social media tools for communication, or whether you need to actively push the use of those tools […]
After 15 years training leaders of ever more complex teams in over 300 of the world’s leading companies in 40 countries and delivering over 100,000 participant days of training, the Global Integration team reached some startling conclusions with major implications for leadership training and development. Global Integration CEO Kevan Hall explains why the situation is […]
Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration, discusses why trust is a good barometer of a healthy, well managed team Organizations with high levels of trust innovate faster and find it easier to attract and retain top talent. Job satisfaction, commitment and loyalty are closely aligned to perceptions of trust. Trust is a critical element in […]
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