Data-driven Organization Design: Sustaining The Competitive Edge Through Organizational Analytics by Rupert MorrisonData-driven Organization Design: Sustaining The Competitive Edge Through Organizational Analytics by Rupert Morrison

Data-driven Organization Design: Sustaining The Competitive Edge Through Organizational Analytics

byRupert Morrison

Paperback | October 28, 2015

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Organizational design practitioners face challenges gathering data to help focus and implement design, understanding the complex nature of organizations, and communicating and sustaining change over a long period of time.Data-driven Organization Designseeks to overcome these challenges, showing how to collect meaningful data and link it to business performance data. Through the use of case studies, practical tips, and sample exercises, the book explains how to:
--Map an organization by creating and connecting hierarchies and taxonomies
--Link ad-hoc organizational processes to ongoing workforce planning
--Apply new analytical approaches to project planning and management, risk management, and competencies
Rupert Morrisonis a management consultant turned entrepreneur; he is the co-founder of Concentra, which was named the most innovative technology firm byTheSunday Times. He also created OrgVue, an integrated software platform for organization design, HR analytics, and strategic workforce planning.
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Title:Data-driven Organization Design: Sustaining The Competitive Edge Through Organizational AnalyticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.83 inPublished:October 28, 2015Publisher:Kogan PageLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0749474416

ISBN - 13:9780749474416

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Table of Contents

About the author
Foreword
Acknowledgements


Part OneIntroduction
1.1 Data-driven organization design
Effective organization design and management
Why people are struggling with organization design
How this book will help you
Structure of the book
Final thoughts
Notes
1.2 Challenges
Introduction
The reality of the challenge
Common challenges in organization design
Final thoughts
Notes
1.3 Foundations and core concepts
Introduction
Foundation 1: The organization is a system
Foundation 2: Organizational data is hierarchical
Foundation 3: Organizational data is messy
Applying the foundations in practice
Method 1: Create hierarchical data structures
Method 2: Connect the system
Method 3: Visualize to analyse
Final thoughts: see it as a journey
Notes

Part TwoMacro design
2.1 Introduction
Macro design in practice
Structure and logic for Part Two
2.2 Strategy articulation and design criteria
Introduction
Define where you are going and why
The case for change
Constraints and risks
Setting the design criteria
Final thoughts
Notes
2.3 Structural options and business case
Introduction
Develop options
Analysing and deciding your best option
Develop and sign off the business case
Final thoughts: Have a strong case for change
Notes

Part ThreeMicro design
3.1 Introduction
Structure and logic for Part Three
3.2 The data goldmine
Introduction
Data blockers and myths
Building the baseline – get ready to wrangle
Performing analysis: common statistical traps
Final thoughts
Notes
3.3 Objectives management
Introduction
Why organizations struggle with corporate-wide performance management
Process for setting and managing objectives
Maintaining and improving objectives management
Final thoughts
Notes
3.4 Fixed process design
Introduction
Types of process map
Understanding the as-is
Analysing the as-is
Design the to-be process and structures
Link the to-be work to to-be positions and hierarchical structure
Final thoughts
Notes
3.5 Dynamic process design
Introduction
Dynamic process design methodologies
Detailed example: project-driven organizations
Mini-examples
Final thoughts
Notes
3.6 Competency management
Introduction
Objectives versus competency management
The business case for competency management
Developing and putting the framework to work
Final thoughts
Notes
3.7 Rightsizing
Introduction
Common currently used flawed methods
Four methods for rightsizing your organization
Method 1: Ratio analysis
Method 2: Activity analysis
Method 3: Driver analysis
Method 4: Mathematical modelling
Final thoughts
Notes

Part FourMaking it Real
4.1 Introduction
What is Making it Real?
Realize the design is only a sketch
Structure and logic for Part Four
Notes
4.2 Common traps
Introduction
Knowing when and what things are going wrong
Final thoughts
4.3 HOWWIP
Introduction
HOWWIP outcomes
Exercises
Final thoughts
Note
4.4 Implementation
Introduction
Impact assessment
Communication
Transition management and consultation
Collateral
Final thoughts
Note
4.5 Workforce planning
Introduction
What we really mean by workforce planning
How micro design helps to drive workforce planning
Workforce planning in practice
Final thoughts
Notes
4.6 Talent management, succession development and succession planning
Introduction
Why all the hype?
Approaches to succession planning
Implementing talent and succession planning
Final thoughts
Notes
4.7 Organizational getting things done
Introduction
The power of the list
Getting things done in a team
Using a data-driven approach to get things done
Final thoughts: Use the right management tools
Notes
4.8 Sustaining the edge
Introduction
Tracking the system
Celebrating, reflecting and resting
Final thoughts
Notes

Appendix
Index