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How to Survive the Organizational Revolution
A Guide to Agile Contemporary Operating Models, Platforms and Ecosystems
By (author): Pieter Koene By (author): Martijn Ars By (author): Ard-Pieter de Man
9789063695217 Paperback, Trade English General Trade BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Jul 07, 2020
$65.00 CAD
Forthcoming 7.02 x 8.33 x 0.72 in | 520 gr 144 pages Color illustrations and photographs throughout Laurence King Publishing BIS Publishers
People face a bewildering choice of new organizational design options. New organizational forms are sweeping across business, now that information technology enables better communication, both internally and across boundaries. This book helps managers to navigate the new landscape, by providing a concise and practical overview of forms like holacracy, the Spotify-model, platform organizations, multidimensional organizing and ecosystems. It discusses these forms and provides a user guide, showing when they are effective and when to avoid them.

Short insightful excursions explain how the organizational revolution affects issues like human resource management, the changing role of middle management, planning and control and self-organization. Finally, the book guides you through the question how to design new organizational forms and how to implement them. Practical examples and enlightening case studies show the struggles and successes you face in working in this new environment.

Self-organized, dynamic and externally oriented structures replace hierarchical, predictable and internally oriented structures. The business unit and the matrix that dominated the twentieth century are making way for new forms of organizing. This book is the first complete overview of new organizational forms in the information economy. It is an indispensable guide to profit from the opportunities new organizational forms present.

Pieter has 16 years of experience in Management Consulting of which the last 13 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Within PricewaterhouseCoopers, his focus is on Banking (Retail & Commercial Banking), specializing in Strategy Execution and Operating Model Transformation. Pieter is experienced in helping clients bridge the gap between Strategy & Execution by defining and realizing Operating Models (including business structures and processes) that reflect strategic objectives, are better focused on their core business and are as simple as possible, standard, reliable and profitable. Martijn is a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers and has guided banks through all sorts of transformational change. Having a background in engineering he is programmed to design innovative solutions for complex problems and design thinking is hard-wired into his brain. Over the past 12 years he applied these skills as a management consultant in the banking industry. Pieter Koene and Martijn Ars are nominated within PricewaterhouseCoopers to stand-up a global impact center on Enterprise Agility with 5-10 colleagues and experts on this topic from other territories (US, UK, Germany, France, Asia, Australia). Ard-Pieter is a professor of Management Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and has published widely on these topics. His international publications have mainly been for an academic audience. Publications in Dutch have reached a wide audience and won some awards, specifically from management consulting associations. He is an expert in the areas of alliances, networks, open innovation and partnerships.

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