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Defining the best organizational design.


{#/pub/images/OrganizationalStructure.jpg}There are many options to choose from when it comes to organizational design. (Flat, Matrix, Bottom up, Traditional) The best approach for you and your company is probably going to be a hybrid model.  Create a structure that best suites implementing your business strategy. 


If your strategy changes, so will your organizational structure.


Too frequently companies take an inventory of existing employees and attempt to force fit a new organizational structure by leveraging the skills of existing personnel.


An alternative, and one that will undoubtedly lead to long term success, is to define the organization within a Target Operating Model that best meets the business opportunity.


This article takes you through the process of defining the best Operating Model or Business Structure that works for you.


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Defining the Best Organizational Structure for Your Business


{#/pub/images/DavidShafferPhoto.jpg}Written by David Shaffer, Business Advisor & Executive Coach, David Shaffer Consulting LLC   Recognized for his ability to effectively integrate all aspects of business including financial management, information systems, infrastructure, sales management, sales strategies and operations. David assists companies from executive strategic planning through operational and business process improvement opportunities to the selection and integration of Management Information Systems solutions. He also supports Private Equity firms in due diligence activities extending from strategic planning into leadership development and CEO mentoring. His range of company support includes start up through fortune 500.


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