Organize for business agility - creating organizations, that thrive in a complex business world
One of the challenges when driving business agility is the question of how a company should structure its organization to make it fit for the modern, complex business world.
There are many opinions about this - but what is the right thing to do for you? How can you find a structure, that empowers people and teams? How can you keep your business "on track" at the same time?
This workshop will empower you to answer that question for yourself:
You will learn about different organizational models and structural approaches, their philosophies, advantages and disadvantages.
You will learn about several concepts, that are key to increasing business agility in your company and you will learn about how the implementation of needed changes can be driven practically.
The workshop consists of some conceptual/theoretical lectures, group work for experience exchange and exercises to experience and try out concepts and approaches.
Outline/Structure of the Workshop
Welcome & introduction (10 min)
The world we live in - interactive lecture (15 min)
Fundamental approaches to thrive in the world we live in (business agility) (30 min)
Thinking tools, that help thriving in the world we live in - lecture and exercises (120 min)
Organizational models - structures, philosophies, advantages and disadvantages - interactive (45 min)
Human systems & how to influence them - lecture & exercise (120 min)
Buiding an organization - exercise (120 min)
Summary and conclusions (20 min)
Participants can characterise the world we live in.
Participants know and can practically apply thinking tools, that help with thriving in the world we live in.
Participants know different organization structural approaches, their philosphies, advantages and disadvantages.
Participants know how to drive empowerment by balancing alignment and autonomy.
Participants know about human systems and can practically apply systems thinking in their approaches to organizational structures.
Participants are able to drive structural change in their organization, that is aligned with the goals of business agility.
Managers, leaders and coaches, that are thinking about changing an organizational structure to enhance business agility in their company.
Prerequisites for Attendees
Management and leadership experience in organizations of at least 50 people.
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