December 3rd 2013

Organising for Complexity

Following the well-received publication of our Emerging Approaches to Organisation Design report in September 2013, Corporate Research Forum's Gillian Pillans explains the organisation design options for global enterprises to operate successfully in an increasingly demanding and fast-changing world.

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Emerging Approaches to Organisation Design - Interview with Dr. Susan Mohrman, USC

Dr. Susan Morhman (Senior Research Scientist with the Center for Effective Organisations at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California) highlights the impact of complexity on organisation design and identifies the 'next big thing' on the OD horizon.

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