ODF & EODF January 31st Global Trends Conversation

ODF + EODF January Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 01/31/24

This month’s newsletter articles included:

  • Rid Your Organization of Obstacles that Infuriate Everyone by Robert Sutton and Huggy Rao, HBR
  • Eight Essential Leadership Tips for 2024 by Laurianne McLaughlin, MIT Sloan Management Review (may need to register for free for full access)
  • Not Sure Where to Start With Your AI Strategy? Here Are 3 Steps by Brian Uzzi, Kellogg Insight
  • Do You Have an “Early Days” Generative AI Strategy? by Scott Likens and Nicole Wakefield, Strategy+Business
  • What Is An Enterprise Architect (EA), and Why Does Every Company Need One, Regardless of Size or Industry? by Adolfo Rodriguez, Medium

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ODF & EODF December 20th Global Trends Conversation

ODF + EODF December Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 12/20/23

This month’s newsletter articles included:

  • 5 Pillars for Democratizing Data at Your Organization by Hippolyte Lefebvre and colleauges, HBR
  • How Networks Actually Harm Organisations by Jason Davis, INSEAD Knowledge
  • Beyond Restructuring: Eight Alternatives to Reorganising Your People by Garin Rouch, HRZone
  • Navigating Complex Interpersonal Relationships: Co-creating Deliberate Workplace Connection by Jessica Katz., InfoQ
  • Organization Design in 5 Minutes by Steven van Rappard, Medium

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ODF & EODF October 25th Global Trends Conversation

ODF + EODF October Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 10/25/23

This month’s newsletter articles included:

  • 3 Ways to Prepare for the Future of Work by Jennifer Howard-Grenville and Laura Empson, HBR
  • Solving the Problem of Remote Work by Mark Mortensen, INSEAD Knowledge
  • The Future of the Office Has Arrived: It’s Hybrid by Ben Wigert, Jim Harter and Sangeeta Agrawal, Gallup
  • (Blog) AI Unlocks New Power for Employees: Are HR Leaders Ready?  by Josh Bersin, MIT Sloan Management Review
  • (Blog) Rethinking Workplace Transformation: The Art of Subtraction  by Joost Minnaar, Corporate Rebels
  • Bonus article: Platforms! Why now?  by Jaap Backx et al., Boston Consulting Group

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ODF & EODF September 27th Global Trends Conversation

ODF + EODF September Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 09/27/23

This month’s newsletter articles included:

  • Is Organizational Hierarchy Getting in the Way of Innovation?  by Kaihan Krippendorff and Claudio Garcia, Harvard Business Review
  • Stop Going It Alone by Michael Jarrett, INSEAD Knowledge
  • Knowing Your Boss’s Salary Can Make You Work Harder – or Slack Off by Erika Deserranno et al., KelloggInsight
  • A Roadmap to AI Equity for Women in the Workplace by Kelly Metcalf, People Management
  • Sustainability and Organization Design: Is There a Connection? by Nicolay Worren
  • Bonus article: A Tale of Two Ways to Think About Climate Change by Mike Jakeman, Strategy+Business

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ODF & EODF July 26th Global Trends Conversation

ODF + EODF July Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 07/26/23

This month’s newsletter articles included:

  • To Build a Top Performing Team, Ask for 85% Effort by Greg McKeown, Harvard Business Review
  • A Holistic Approach to Navigating the New Workplace by Mark Mortensen, INSEAD Knowledge
  • The Four-day Workweek: How to Make it Work in Your Organization by Andrew Barnes, MIT Sloan Management Review (sign up for free to read full article)
  • The Five New Foundational Qualities of Effective Leadership by David Reimer et al., Strategy+Business
  • Better People Experience Design will Improve Your Organisation’s Performance by Luke O’Mahoney, HR Magazine
  • Bonus article: Fit for Solving the Grand Challenges? From Organization Design Choices to Ecosystem Solutions by Tina Ambos and Katherine Tatarinov, Journal of Organization Design

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ODF & EODF June 28th Global Trends Conversation

ODF + EODF June Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 06/28/23

This month’s newsletter articles included:

  • Radical Optionality by Martin Reeves et al., HBR
  • ChatGPT Launch and Managing Contradictions: Why We Need Ambidextrous Leaders by Charles Galunic, INSEAD Knowledge
  • Remote Employees Spend a Quarter Less Time Learning Than Office Workers, Study Finds by Dan Cave, People Management
  • Podcast (or transcript): Getting a Read on the State of Organizations by Dana Maor and Patrick Simon, McKinsey & Company
  • Anarchic Solidarity: Indigenous Societies and Buurtzorg’s Success by Joost Minnaar, Corporate Rebels
  • Bonus article:  The HR Guide to Organisation Design by Lester Tan, Human Resource Online

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ODF & EODF May 31st Global Conversation

ODF + EODF May Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 05/31/23

This month’s newsletter articles included:

  • The Obstacles to Creating Good Jobs by Zeynep Ton, Harvard Business Review
  • Unlocking the Full Potential of Your Organization: 3 Questions to Help Employees Thrive and Drive Success by Scott Pulsipher, Forbes
  • Organisation Design’s Role in ‘Steadying the Boat of Change’ for the Future of Work by Elizabeth Howlett, People Management
  • How Business Leaders Should Think About the Metaverse in 2023 by Roberto Hernandez, Strategy+Business
  • Imagining an Alternative Future by Nicolay Worren, Organization (Re)design
  • Bonus article:  ChatGPT and the Future of Business Education by Phanish Puranam at al., INSEAD Knowledge

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ODF & EODF April 26th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF April Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 04/26/23

This month’s newsletter articles included:

  • To Curb Burnout, Design Jobs to Better Match Employees’ Needs by Michael Leiter and Christina Maslach, HBR
  • What is the Purpose of a Corporation Today?  by Aaron Yoon et al., Kellogg Insight
  • How to Rapidly Test New Organisation Designs by Phanish Puranam, INSEAD Knowledge
  • 5 Enduring Management Ideas from MIT Sloan’s Edgar Schein by Beth Stackpole, MIT Sloan Management Review
  • The Decentralisation Paradox of Flat Companies by Joost Minnaar, Corporate Rebels
  • Bonus article: Democratizing Work: Redistributing Power in Organizations for a Democratic and Sustainable Future by Julie Battilana et al., Organization Theory

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ODF & EODF March 29th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF March Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 03/29/23

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • Redesigning How We Work by Linda Gratton, Harvard Business Review
  • The Tensions Behavioral Designers Must Navigate by Ruth Schmidt, Behavioral Scientist
  • How Organization Design Can Rescue SDGs by Phanish Puranam, INSEAD Knowledge
  • How Microsoft’s Approach to Teams is Helping It Stay Ahead of the Competition by Tima Bansal, Forbes
  • A Risk Management Playbook for Improving Organizational Resilience by Beth Stackpole, MIT Sloan Management Review
  • Bonus article: What is Design Thinking? by McKinsey & Company

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ODF & EODF February 22nd Global Conversation

ODF + EODF February Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 02/22/23

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Feb2023) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • Case study: Should Some Employees be Allowed to Work Remotely Even if Others Can’t? by Mark Bolino and Corey Phelps, Harvard Business Review
  • Why Hierarchies in Organisations Aren’t All Bad by Phanish Puranam et al., INSEAD Knowledge
  • Re-thinking Hierarchy by Nicolai Foss and Peter Klein, MIT Sloan Management Review (plz register for free to read full article)
  • Article and video: The Mistake HR Keeps Making:  Not Thinking at Enough of a System Level? by Gary Flood, The HR Congress
  • Video: An Introduction to Team and Unit Typologies by Nicolay Worren, Organization (Re)Design
  • Bonus content: Orgs Behaving Badly? by Jardena London and Rob Sinclair

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