Due to the complexity in today’s marketplace and the challenge of increasing both efficiency and growth simultaneously, many businesses are turning to matrix organizations for solutions. However, when you introduce a matrix structure into your organization, you also have to answer a number of questions to achieve the full benefits of a matrix: How do you drive efficiency and grow? How will you coordinate decision rights? How will you manage conflict and power balances between the different parts of the organization?
Leaders who expect to see results in their strategic design implementation have to focus on all parts of the organization and remember that even in tough times, transformation never really stops.
When components of the workplace are collaborating to facilitate change, only then is a strategic design successfully implemented. Change is common in organizations, but not all transformations achieve results.
Explore the role of alignment leaders and the benefits they can provide to your organization. Alignment leaders can help organizations better understand how choices affect their organization, build the capacity to sustain change, and transform stumbling blocks into strengths.