Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration, recently created an eight minute video outlining key disadvantages of a matrix organization. Following is the commentary from the video. We hope you enjoy it. In this video, Disadvantages of a Matrix Organization, I will talk about some of the potential disadvantages of operating a matrix organization, and how to deal with […]
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I recently read the book XLR8 (Accelerate) by John Kotter. I like his work on managing change. In this new book, he starts with the proposition that agility and speed come from a shadow network of people that connect across the traditional silos and hierarchies. This network operates in parallel with the formal structure and […]
The difference between matrix and virtual management skills and ways of working In our matrix management and virtual teams training we distinguish between skills and ways of working. In skill building we give people the techniques of working in more complex organizations. We train people in what’s different about context, clarity, cooperation, control, communication and […]
We have heard a lot recently about 70:20:10 learning, which proposes: 70% of learning is from tough jobs 20% from people (mostly the boss) 10% from courses and reading I am sure there is some truth in this; I learned a tremendous amount from multi-functional and international assignments in my career. However, this formula is […]
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