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Data-driven Organization Design

Data-driven Organization Design

Sustaining the Competitive Edge Through Organizational Analytics

Rupert Morrison

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Design and implement the optimal organization for sustained and superior performance with this practical, step-by-step guide.

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About the book

Data is changing the nature of competition. Making sense of it is tough; taking advantage of it is even tougher. There is a clear business opportunity for organizations to use data and analytics to transform business performance. Data-driven Organization Design provides a practical framework for HR and organization design practitioners to build a baseline of data, set objectives, carry out fixed and dynamic process design, map competencies, and right-size the organization so everyone performs to their potential and organizations have a hope of getting and sustaining a competitive edge.

Data-driven Organization Design shows how to collect the right data on organizations, present it meaningfully and ask the right questions of it to help complex, fluid organizations constantly evolve and meet moving objectives. Through the use of case studies, practical tips, and sample exercises, it explains in detail how to use data and analytics to connect all the elements of the system so you can design an environment for people to perform, an organization which has the right people, in the right place, doing the right things, at the right time. Whether you are looking to implement a long-term transformation, large redesign, or a one-off small scale project, Data-driven Organization Design will guide you through making the most of organizational data and analytics to drive business performance.

Table Of Contents

  • Section - ONE: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 1.1: Data Driven Organization Design;
    • Chapter - 1.2: Challenges;
    • Chapter - 1.3: Foundations and core concepts;
  • Section - TWO: Macro Design;
    • Chapter - 2.1: Introduction
    • Chapter - 2.2: Strategy articulation and design criteria;
    • Chapter - 2.3: Structural options and business case;
  • Section - THREE: Micro Design;
    • Chapter - 3.1: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 3.2: The data goldmine;
    • Chapter - 3.3: Objectives management;
    • Chapter - 3.4: Fixed process design;
    • Chapter - 3.5: Dynamic process design;
    • Chapter - 3.6: Competency management;
    • Chapter - 3.7: Rightsizing;
  • Section - FOUR: Making it Real;
    • Chapter - 4.1: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 4.2: Common traps;
    • Chapter - 4.3: HOWWIP;
    • Chapter - 4.4: Implementation;
    • Chapter - 4.5: Workforce planning;
    • Chapter - 4.6: Talent management, succession development and planning;
    • Chapter - 4.7: Organizational getting things done;
    • Chapter - 4.8: Sustaining the edge

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749474416
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd October 2015
  • Paperback
  • Format: 235x156
  • 368 pages

About the Author

Rupert Morrison is the CEO of Concentra, a leading analytics company and winner of the Technology Innovation Award 2011 in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100. He led the creation of OrgVue, a solution for HR analytics, organization design and workforce planning. Rupert's aim is to revolutionize the way people see, plan and manage their organizations to gain competitive advantage. His approach combines his experiences of running a tech firm with supply chain optimization, capacity planning and organization design projects.

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