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

by Rupert Morrison Kogan Page
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Pbk 368 pages
AU$96.00 NZ$100.00
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While most companies recognise the need to design and manage their organizations to deal with the challenges of today, the processes by which they are doing so are flawed. One of the most crucial failings is that organization design has not been data driven. Organizations have been unable to gather meaningful people data and link them to business performance data in a meaningful way. People data is messy but learning practical tips for how to collect the right data, present it meaningfully, and ask the right questions of it will enable the HR or OD practitioner or consultant to get the right people in the right places doing the right things, aligning the organization from top to bottom to get the best results.

This book provides a practical framework for how to build a baseline, set objectives, map processes, map competencies, address non-process problems and right-size the organization. Whether looking to implement long term change and a large redesign, or a one off small scale project, this book will show how to make the most of organizational data and analytics to drive effectiveness and efficiency.

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

"Rupert Morrison nails it! Its honest, practical, it shows you how to deeply analyse and design an organisation and implement it!"

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, organisation design and workforce planning, which was selected as one of four Gartner Cool Vendors in the Human Capital Management field from across the globe.

Rupert Morrison's aim is to revolutionise the way people see, plan and manage their organisations to gain competitive advantage. His approach combines his experiences of running a fast growth tech firm alongside a wealth of experience in supply chain optimisation, capacity planning and organisation design projects.