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What Is Organization Design? Types, Principles & More William Malsam

William Malsam
Publication date:
June 21, 2022
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What Is Organization Design? Types, Principles & More William Malsam

Organization design is a process for structuring and running organizations that takes a holistic approach to the work done in an organization. It can involve a large-scale reorganization or subtle shifts in structures and systems. The purpose of organization design is to help an organization excel at what it does and meet its goals. It can improve the quality of the goods or services that an organization produces, increase profits and strengthen relationships with its customer base. It can also make for safer working conditions, a happier, more motivated workforce and better prepare the business for future challenges.

Organizations only have one chance to get it right, so it is important to know the principles of organization design and how to move through the process correctly. The most important details in this text are that organizations must look at themselves, their purpose, and how changes to those foundational pillars will affect clients, employees and investors. They must also design with knowledge of their DNA, identify the universal building blocks of their organization, fix their structure last, use their top talent, prioritize what they can control, promote accountability, and benchmarking is not as important as it is thought. Finally, they should be aware of the regulations, supply shortages and customer demand that are out of their


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William Malsam
What Is Organization Design? Types, Principles & More William Malsam
June 21, 2022
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