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Disaggregate the organization

“The challenge is to create large-scale organizations without losing human scale.”

To intercept opportunities that come and go at lightning speed, organizations must be able to quickly reconfigure capabilities, infrastructure, and resources. Unfortunately, in many organizations, rigid unit boundaries, functional silos, and political fiefdoms hamper the rapid realignment of skills and assets. Large organizational units that encompass hundreds or thousands of employees pose another danger, as they often lead to groupthink on a grand scale. To become more adaptable, companies must organize themselves into smaller units and create fluid, project-based structures.

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Disaggregate the organization

“The challenge is to create large-scale organizations without losing human scale.”

To intercept opportunities that come and go at lightning speed, organizations must be able to quickly reconfigure capabilities, infrastructure, and resources. Unfortunately, in many organizations, rigid unit boundaries, functional silos, and political fiefdoms hamper the rapid realignment of skills and assets. Large organizational units that encompass hundreds or thousands of employees pose another danger, as they often lead to groupthink on a grand scale. To become more adaptable, companies must organize themselves into smaller units and create fluid, project-based structures.

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Imagine if Toyota decides to stop selling cars today and instead start selling smart home appliances tomorrow.
Hack by Eidit Hashim on February 10, 2011
Innovation is more than a singular event that happens and then <POOF!> the organization has magically transformed.
Hack by Brett Belock on July 19, 2017
Imange if the Internal Combustion vehicle's under utilised energy (eg electricity/ thermal valued per year at more than $4000) was suppied to homes, factories and Green houses,then imange( multipling
Hack by patrick chanda on July 20, 2018
For corporate management roles, human resources are used to fill them.  But what if the best ideas were allowed to manage also?  Put an AI system in place that would test and prove ideas, se
Hack by George Kobak on April 30, 2013
Government needs to negotiate a partnership with tyre manufacturers which would give access to high-quality yet low cost tyres, specifically for the taxi industry in order to save passenger lives.
In a normal work environment, employees are expected to deliver and meet their KPIs.
Hack by Luigi V. Manto on May 24, 2011
Manage Without Them is a complete disagreegation of management to allow integration of technology and peer to peer collaboration without loss of governance.
Hack by Matthew De George on May 26, 2011
IntroductionImagine a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that you provide to your entire organization. They access it from anywhere: desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
Hack by Dennis Shiao on May 27, 2011
Develop a tool that enables employees from any organization to go through experiences and situations totally different from the day-a-day work routine.
Hack by IESE MBA TEAM 4 on January 11, 2011
With so much attention on the potential for web 2.0 technologies to “flatten” the organizational hierarchy, and excitement that meritocracy will rule the day, how are the downsides to a flat organizat
Hack by Clint Carlson on June 2, 2011

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