Can you improve P&Gs matrix culture by restructuring?

Activist investor Nelson Peltz recently released a 93-page white paper detailing his campaign for change at Procter & Gamble. He places a lot of the blame on what he describes as their insular culture and “stiflingly” bureaucratic matrix management system. He then proposes structural change to resolve the issue. It’s common for companies early in […]

Let matrix organizations breathe by disentangling decision making

“Billionaire hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz calls P&G a suffocating bureaucracy” run the summer headlines – with Peltz blaming P&G’s matrix structure for its current woes and launching a proxy shareholder fight[1]. However as we’ve said many times here before, it is not the matrix structure that is the problem it is the ways of […]