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Leading Organization Design: How to Make Organization Design Decisions to Drive the Results You Want by Amy Kates, Gregory Kesler

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Chapter 13. Set the Implementation Plan

TO SUBSTANTIALLY REALIGN AN ORGANIZATION REQUIRES a well-sequenced and well-paced set of relatively complex tasks. Some of the tasks may be projects in and of themselves, tied together into a larger program. Galbraith's Star Model is a good place to start in identifying the list of tasks that need to be managed. Each point of the star may contain many implementation items, ranging from substantial reengineering of processes and realigning of reward systems to launching new teams, reallocating physical space, and evaluating job descriptions. The details become very important, needless to say. First, however, it is critical to envision a clear picture of the destination.

Defining a Destination

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