Do You Work In a Matrix?
Do you work in a company that requires you to coordinate across reporting lines to accomplish your goals? In order to complete work, are people dependent on others who report to a different boss?
Matrix organizations are becoming more common as organizations grow larger, become more complex, . . . → Read More: Manage The Challenges of Working In a Matrix
What does it mean to aspire to greatness? Are there characteristics that cut across all great organizations? Our research* into organizations that sustained high levels of productivity, profitability and employee satisfaction over time, revealed six common traits.
Aligned around a shared vision
Having a clear vision, that illuminates a compelling purpose and core . . . → Read More: Does Your Organization ASPIRE?
What do Zappos, Ben and Jerry’s, and Southwest Airlines have in common? They are all financially successful, values-driven companies.
A lot of companies claim to be values-driven. They publish their values and use them in marketing messages. However, this does not necessarily mean their values guide decision-making and behaviors company-wide on a day-by-day basis.
. . . → Read More: Five Easy Ways To Tell If An Organization Is Really Values-Driven