Posts Tagged "reorganization"

20 Tips for Successful Strategy Implementation: Part II – Aligning Your Organization

Posted by on Jun 13, 2011

Phase II Aligning your organization This is the second in a series of four posts describing 20 effective practices to help you accelerate the implementation of your strategy. A new strategy is certain to disrupt the complex system of people, processes, policies, plans, systems, and structures that makes your organization work. The next 5 tips will help you align these elements to accelerate and enhance the success of your strategy. 6. Provide resources for change Almost every new strategy creates a “change bulge” which, like a pig in a python, must be broken down and digested before it can...

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Will new Premiere Christy Clark Reorganize the Civil Service?

Posted by on Mar 13, 2011

Will new Premier Christy Clark reorganize the civil service to fix organizational glitches? Here’s a word to the wise. Organizational structure matters. It is the tool through which strategy is executed. It  defines how responsibility and resources are allocated, collaboration occurs, and accountability is assessed. Getting it right makes all these functions work better. Changes in structure are costly. Each significant change incurs costs for moving offices, changing stationery, altering policy documents, re-orienting staff, creating new reporting relationships, and making revised plans. In...

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