ODF & EODF January 25th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF January Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 01/25/23

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Jan2023) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • The Permissionless Corporation by Rita McGrath and Ram Charan, Harvard Business Review
  • The Power of Generosity in Ecosystems by Claudio Garcia, Strategy+Business
  • Here’s How U.S. Workers and Employers Can Co-design Workplace Tech by Shalin Jyotishi, Forbes
  • How Culturally Intelligent Leaders Make Decisions by David Livermore, Management.Issues
  • Key Business Strategies for Stimulating Curiosity – Design Thinking Meets Agile by Steven Eppinger, MIT Management Executive Education
  • Bonus: What Does it Take to Start a Union? by Ascend Editors, Harvard Business Review

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ODF & EODF December 21st Global Conversation

ODF + EODF December Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 12/21/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Dec2022) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • 4 Myths About In-person Work, Dispelled by Heidi Grant and Tal Goldhamer, Harvard Business Review
  • Enabling Effective Remote Working – Principles and Patterns from Team Topologies by Eduardo da Silva et al., InfoQ
  • The Skills-based Organization: A New Operating Model for Work and the Workforce by Sue Cantrell et al., Deloitte
  • How to Create Effective Unit Mandates by Nicolay Worren, Organization (Re)Design
  • Must I Grow a Pair of Balls to Theorize Theory in Organization and Management Studies? (academic article) by Ann Cunliffe, Organization Theory
  • Bonus:  When the Agile Approach Just Isn’t Enough by Grzegorz Kuczynski, Corporate Rebels

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ODF & EODF November 30th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF November Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 11/30/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Nov2022) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • What Does Your Company Really Stand For? by Paul Ingram and Yoonjin Choi, Harvard Business Review
  • Read All About It! Why Communicating Your Ideas is the Fastest Way to Engagementby Garin Rouch, HRZone
  • Why Goal Cascades are Harmful (and What to Do Instead) by John Cutler, The Beautiful Mess
  • (podcast) Mette Aagaard on How a Public Sector Organisation with 8,000 Employees is Exploring Autonomous Teams by Lisa Gill, Leadermorphosis
  • Democratizing Work: Re-distributed Power in Organizations for a Democratic and Sustainable Future by Julie Battilana et al., Organization Theory
  • Bonus content: Fixing Work That Sucks: Semco’s Step-by-step Transformation by Pim de Morree, Corporate Rebels

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ODF & EODF October 26th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF October Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 10/26/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Oct2022) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • In the Shift to Hybrid Work, Don’t Overlook Your In-person Workforce by Bhushan Sethi and Peter Brown, Strategy+Business
  • Efficient Decision-making with EQ Skills in Business by Anna Maria Rostomyan, The European Business Review
  • To Avoid DEI Backlash, Focus on Changing Systems – Not People by Lily Zheng, Harvard Business Review
  • High Mowing School – Sociocracy Implementation Case Study by Hope Wilder, Enlivening Edge
  • Climbing the Corporate Ladder When You’re Socially Disadvantaged by Winnie Jiang, Claire Harbour, and Antonie Tirard, Disrupt Your Career
  • Recommended read: Why Managers Matter: The Perils of the Bossless Company by Nicolai Foss and Peter Klein, Goodreads (one of our participants found an article that had a good overview of the book at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/279332916_Why_Managers_Still_Matter)

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ODF & EODF September 28th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF September Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 09/28/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Sep 2022) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • Five Ways to Harness the Power of Purpose by Sally Blount and Paul Leinwand, Strategy+Business
  • Can Design Thinking Succeed in Your Organization? by David Dunne et al., MIT Sloan Management Review (become a site member for free to get 5 articles per month)
  • Does Hybrid Work Actually Work? Insights from 30,000 Emails by Ben Rand, Harvard Business School
  • From Reactive to Proactive: How CIOs Can Drive Enterprise Redesign by Amy Kates and Greg Kesler, InformationWeek
  • Can Formal Contracts Improve Collaboration? by Nicolay Worren
  • Bonus: The Critical Role of Participative Inquiry in Organization Design by Andrew Chandler

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ODF & EODF July 27th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF July Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 07/27/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends ( July2022) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • Maintaining Network Connections by Lynda Gratton, Strategy+Business
  • Why Organizational Agility is Critical During the Digital Revolution by Milan Dordevic, Forbes
  • Design Your Organization to Match Your Strategy by Ron Carucci and Jarrod Shappell, Harvard Business Review
  • Can Organization Design be Scientific? by Nicolay Worren
  • What We Learned in Studying the Most Effective Founders by Martin Gonzalez and Josh Yellin
  • Bonus content: Ladders of Authority, Status, Responsibility and Ideology: Towards a Typology of Hierarchy in Social Systems by Georges Romme, Systems

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ODF & EODF June 29th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF June Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 06/29/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Jun2022) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • A Philosopher’s Guide to Messy Transformation by Pia Lauritzen, Strategy+Business
  • The Questions Leaders Should Ask in the New Era of Digital Transformation by George Westerman, Sloan Management Review
  • Hybrid Work Should be an Exercise in Design Thinking by Rebecca Hinds, Inc.
  • What the World Can Learn from Nordic Boards by Stanislav Shekshnia, INSEAD Knowledge
  • Don’t Throw Out the Hierarchy Just Yet by Jeroen van Bree
  • Bonus content: How to Get Better at Flatter Designs: Considerations for Shaping and Leading Organizations with Less Hierarchy by Markus Reitzig, Journal of Organization Design 

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ODF & EODF May 25th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF May Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 05/25/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (May2022) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • Designing Work that People Love by Marcus Buckingham, Harvard Business Review
  • Making ESG a Strategic Asset by Jeannie Diefenderfer, Strategy+Business
  • Creating People-Centric International Organisations with AI by Ruth McLachlin, Insead Knowledge
  • 10 Progressive Organizational Structures Developed by Real Companies by Joost Minnaar, Corporate Rebels
  • Haphazard Organization Design is Holding Companies Back from Growth by Josh Bersin
  • Bonus content: Indigenous Peoples Eager to Help Transition to ‘Future Fit’ Hydrocarbon Industry by Raylene Whitford and JP Gladu, Calgary Herald

 

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ODF & EODF April 27th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF April Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 04/27/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Apr2022) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • Blowing Up the Traditional Organization Chart by Pim de Morree, Corporate Rebels
  • Entrepreneurs Need to Focus as Much on Organization Structure as Business Model by Adi Gaskell, Forbes
  • Can’t Fill Jobs? Deconstruct Them by Ravin Jesuthasan and John Boudreau, MIT Sloan Review
  • BANI vs VUCA: A New Acronym to Describe the World by Stephan Grabmeier, Enlivening Edge
  • The Darker Side of Organisational Life by Michael Jarrett, INSEAD
  • Bonus content: There is a Better Way to Use Power at Work by Matthew Barzun, Time

 

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ODF & EODF March 30th Global Conversation

ODF + EODF March Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 03/30/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Mar2022) (.txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • What Business Leaders Can Learn from an Indigenous Worldview by Tima Bansal, Forbes
  • Is Going to the Office a Broken Way of Working? by Cal Newport, The New Yorker
  • Is Distributed Power a Myth? by Christiane Seuhs-Schoeller, Enlivening Edge
  • How Self-Organization Serves Psychological Safety – and Helps Produce Results by Gerda-Marie Adenau, Ingenuity
  • Yuji Yamanda on Reinventing Organisations through a Japanese Lens (podcast) by Lisa Gill with Yuji Yamada, Leadermorphosis

 

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ODF & EODF February 23rd Global Conversation

ODF + EODF February Global OD Trends Conversation

Held on 02/23/22

ODF & EODF Global OD Trends (Feb2022) .txt file from Chatbox dialog)

This month’s newsletter topics include:

  • How Companies are Using Tech to Give Employees More Autonomy by Ethan Bernstein et al., Harvard Business Review
  • Five Agility Myths in Energy and Heavy Industries by Lavkesh Garg et al., McKinsey & Company
  • Want to Make an Impact? Change Your Questioning Habits by Pia Lauritzen, Strategy+Business
  • A Simple Guide to Charting the Evolution of an Ecosystem by Andrew Shipilov and Francesco Burelli, INSEAD Knowledge
  • Organisation Design: Blog #862, Pandemic Q&A, and Pressing Pause by Naomi Stanford

 

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