Many of our clients call us after they have introduced a matrix organization structure.They have worked hard on the strategy and structure and then they find that it is the quality of implementation of systems and skills that take the time and effort and that define success.Matrix management institutes major change in the nature of […]
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It’s come around quickly, but it’s time to think about May, and some of the cultural, religious and national celebrations that will add layers of complexity to the diaries and planning of anyone working in an international/global context. Around the World, many will be celebrating May 1 as International Workers Day. It’s a national holiday […]
Around a year ago, I was interviewed for a Sunday Times piece on accountability and it set me thinking again about the dilemma of finding the right balance of control and empowerment in an organization. I have written extensively about the balance of control and trust and about how to decentralise decision making and empowerment in […]
ANZAC Day – or 25th April – is celebrated in Australia and New Zealand as a national holiday. The name stems from that given to the expeditionary force set up in 1914 as part of the Allied Forces that fought in the First World War and ANZAC stands for Australia and New Zealand Army Corps. The date […]
Management myths – new rules for a more complex and connected world In our work with large complex organizations,we have learned that beyond a certain level of complexity and connectedness the rules of leadership, collaboration and personal effectiveness change. Organizations are becoming larger and more distributed – and scale, distance, diversity and business complexity increase. […]
I was recently facilitating a session on Matrix Effectiveness with a sales team from one of our clients. At the end of this, I chatted briefly with the team’s Head of Sales just before he made his closing presentation and I was struck by his statement that “of course, the matrix is less important to […]
Today we are 20 years old! That’s 20 years of constantly evolving and refining training for people in complex global, virtual and matrix organizations. If you already know us, and haven’t joined the celebrations, please do join us for a virtual coffee: https://www.global-integration.com/birthday/ And if you don’t know us, enjoy the celebration anyway! And this one’s […]
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