This links to an article in April’s Harvard Business Review – here four leaders reflect on how they led major transformations, they believe that culture isn’t something you “fix.” It is about doing the right thing by putting in new processes and structures to tackle tough business challenges.
For those of you interested in Organisation Design I am currently reading a great book by Naomi Stanford – it is part of a series published by The Economist.
It is a really good read and there is a great summary of different models on Page 305;
However it does miss out this model by Treacy and Weirsema.
We have based our business planning and our structure on this model.
In order to do the right thing you will need to chose a model to suit the culture and type of organisation you are. Since ours is so heavily customer facing and we believe, innovative, the Treacy and Weirsema model fits us like a glove!
We leave you to reflect and review on whether your strategic model is the best for you! If you need any help we would be delighted to facilitate a review.
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