Designing Dynamic Organizations

A Hands-on Guide for Leaders at All Levels

 Designing Dynamic Organizations

Authors: Jay Galbraith, Diane Downey, Amy Kates
Pub Date: December 2001
Print Edition: $29.95
Print ISBN: 9780814471197
Page Count: 272
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814426470

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Table of Contents



What Is an Organization?

Who This Book Is For

Organization of the Book


1. Getting Started

Organization Design

The Reconfigurable Organization

Deciding When to Redesign

The Design Process

The Case for a Participative Process


2. Determining the Design Framework

Translating the Strategy into Design Criteria

Clarifying Limits and Assumptions

Assessing the Current State


3. Designing the Structure

Structural Concepts

Organizational Roles

Testing the Design

Mapping the Structure

Design and Implementation Governance


4. Processes and Lateral Capability

Lateral Capability


Lateral Processes

Integrative Roles

Matrix Relationships

Building Lateral Capability

5. Defining and Rewarding Success


Values and Behaviors


Reward and Recognition Programs


6. People Practices


Staffing the New Organization

Assessing for Learning Aptitude

Performance Feedback

From Training to Learning


7. Implementation


Managing Skepticism

Conclusion: Assimilating into the Organization"

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