Six Types of Virtual Teams

Six Types of Virtual Teams

 “We have 17,000 people dispersed in 2000 locations—none of which we own—in 43 states, serving 35,000 patients a day. And the question is, what are they all doing? Especially since each one could put me in jail each day. . . . We’ve found that after developing the...
5 Factors of HPOs and SaaS Companies

5 Factors of HPOs and SaaS Companies

Virtual companies! Are they a horse of a different color or a suit of clothes cut from a different bolt of cloth? I am finding that many are smaller SaaS companies and have many elements found in High Performing Organizations. These companies seem to be hidden from...
Secrets of High Performance Organizations

Secrets of High Performance Organizations

In the past few decades organizations all over the world have been searching for the

elements that constitute continuous organizational success. Fuelled by bestsellers such as

‘In Search Of Excellence’ and ‘Good to Great’, managers have been trying out many different

improvement concepts, often with mixed results.

Starving for Support

Starving your organization’s teams of systems, structures, and resources is like cutting off the power or blocking roads to an otherwise successful city, and virtually guarantees team failure. A full implementation of the team concept includes much more than putting...
Strategy – The Key to Restructuring

Strategy – The Key to Restructuring

Business leaders commonly react to economic uncertainty by restructuring. While most managers agree that structure should follow strategy, few have a process for moving from strategy to restructuring.   With or without a strategic framework, restructuring goes on.  The result of not basing restructuring decisions on a clear business strategy has been that less than […]
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Organizational Lifecycles

Organizational Lifecycles

by Dave Hanna “There is the Moral of all human tales; ‘Tis but the same rehearsal of the past. First Freedom, and then Glory—when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption—barbarism at last. And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page.” —Lord Byron Many...
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