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Data-driven Organization Design

Book Description

This book will show how to work through organization design and development using a unique data analytics approach.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. About the author
  5. Foreword
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. PART ONE    Introduction
    1. 1.1    Data-driven organization design
      1. Effective organization design and management
      2. Why people are struggling with organization design
      3. How this book will help you
      4. Structure of the book
      5. Final thoughts
      6. Notes
    2. 1.2    Challenges
      1. Introduction
      2. The reality of the challenge
      3. Common challenges in organization design
      4. Final thoughts
      5. Notes
    3. 1.3    Foundations and core concepts
      1. Introduction
      2. Foundation 1: The organization is a system
      3. Foundation 2: Organizational data is hierarchical
      4. Foundation 3: Organizational data is messy
      5. Applying the foundations in practice
      6. Method 1: Create hierarchical data structures
      7. Method 2: Connect the system
      8. Method 3: Visualize to analyse
      9. Final thoughts: see it as a journey
      10. Notes
  8. PART TWO    Macro design
    1. 2.1    Introduction
      1. Macro design in practice
      2. Structure and logic for Part Two
    2. 2.2    Strategy articulation and design criteria
      1. Introduction
      2. Define where you are going and why
      3. The case for change
      4. Constraints and risks
      5. Setting the design criteria
      6. Final thoughts
      7. Notes
    3. 2.3    Structural options and business case
      1. Introduction
      2. Develop options
      3. Analysing and deciding your best option
      4. Develop and sign off the business case
      5. Final thoughts: Have a strong case for change
      6. Notes
  9. PART THREE    Micro design
    1. 3.1    Introduction
      1. Structure and logic for Part Three
    2. 3.2    The data goldmine
      1. Introduction
      2. Data blockers and myths
      3. Building the baseline – get ready to wrangle
      4. Performing analysis: common statistical traps
      5. Final thoughts
      6. Notes
    3. 3.3    Objectives management
      1. Introduction
      2. Why organizations struggle with corporate-wide performance management
      3. Process for setting and managing objectives
      4. Maintaining and improving objectives management
      5. Final thoughts
      6. Notes
    4. 3.4    Fixed process design
      1. Introduction
      2. Types of process map
      3. Understanding the as-is
      4. Analysing the as-is
      5. Design the to-be process and structures
      6. Link the to-be work to to-be positions and hierarchical structure
      7. Final thoughts
      8. Notes
    5. 3.5    Dynamic process design
      1. Introduction
      2. Dynamic process design methodologies
      3. Detailed example: project-driven organizations
      4. Mini-examples
      5. Final thoughts
      6. Notes
    6. 3.6    Competency management
      1. Introduction
      2. Objectives versus competency management
      3. The business case for competency management
      4. Developing and putting the framework to work
      5. Final thoughts
      6. Notes
    7. 3.7    Rightsizing
      1. Introduction
      2. Common currently used flawed methods
      3. Four methods for rightsizing your organization
      4. Method 1: Ratio analysis
      5. Method 2: Activity analysis
      6. Method 3: Driver analysis
      7. Method 4: Mathematical modelling
      8. Final thoughts
      9. Notes
  10. PART FOUR    Making it Real
    1. 4.1    Introduction
      1. What is Making it Real?
      2. Realize the design is only a sketch
      3. Structure and logic for Part Four
      4. Notes
    2. 4.2    Common traps
      1. Introduction
      2. Knowing when and what things are going wrong
      3. Final thoughts
    3. 4.3    HOWWIP
      1. Introduction
      2. HOWWIP outcomes
      3. Exercises
      4. Final thoughts
      5. Note
    4. 4.4    Implementation
      1. Introduction
      2. Impact assessment
      3. Communication
      4. Transition management and consultation
      5. Collateral
      6. Final thoughts
      7. Note
    5. 4.5    Workforce planning
      1. Introduction
      2. What we really mean by workforce planning
      3. How micro design helps to drive workforce planning
      4. Workforce planning in practice
      5. Final thoughts
      6. Notes
    6. 4.6    Talent management, succession development and succession planning
      1. Introduction
      2. Why all the hype?
      3. Approaches to succession planning
      4. Implementing talent and succession planning
      5. Final thoughts
      6. Notes
    7. 4.7    Organizational getting things done
      1. Introduction
      2. The power of the list
      3. Getting things done in a team
      4. Using a data-driven approach to get things done
      5. Final thoughts: Use the right management tools
      6. Notes
    8. 4.8    Sustaining the edge
      1. Introduction
      2. Tracking the system
      3. Celebrating, reflecting and resting
      4. Final thoughts
      5. Notes
  11. Appendix
  12. Index
  13. Copyright