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Organizational Structure

Why Your Company's Org Structure Matters

Luigi De Curtis | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Luigi De Curtis

Like LinkedIn, each company develops a product organizational structure to support the overall company strategy. And like LinkedIn, most companies continue to shift their org structures over time to support the evolving needs of the business.

An Entrepreneurial Read: The Open Organization

Rosella LaFevre | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Rosella LaFevre

An open organization is the opposite of the traditional top-down hierarchy; in an open organization, things bubble up from the "bottom" and leadership...

Better Together: Aligning What Employees Want and Organizations Need

Kathleen Schafer | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Kathleen Schafer

The traditional way most people look at a "job" is that an organization needs something done and an individual decides to "sell" their services to the...

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 1, The Hierarchy

Jacob Morgan | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Today one thing is certain, the hierarchy belongs in a management museum locked up for people to see, but not touch.

Holacracy: What, How and Why

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.18.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

I'm really excited about this episode of the Future of Work podcast. My guest is Brian J. Robertson who actually created Holacracy, a new management a...

Three Worlds for the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Recently PwC released a 30 page report called "The Future of Work - A Journey to 2022," which is actually quite fascinating. In fact, I did a podcast with Toni Cusumano who helped create the report.

The Evolution of the Organization Pt. 2

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Profit is just the financial gain that an organization generates and has always been the primary measure of success. When it comes to the future of work money will no longer be the primary success factor that organizations are measured by.

Thinking Long-Term in a Short-Term Economy

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

The reality is that most organizations can't be judged on a quarter-to-quarter basis. But how do you keep the focus on long-term value creation while the media and the markets exert pressure to do the opposite?

Where HR and Finance Departments Should Split

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Flagg

While the understanding and appreciation of human resources have evolved into a sophisticated and strategic practice over time, its structural underpinnings have not kept pace.