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How to capture the way your company actually functions

Think of the communities you’ve been a part of in your life. Your company, your family, maybe your religious group. In each instance, how long did it take you to identify the people in the group that had knowledge, power, or influence? I’d venture to say that those were the first you noticed, whether you set out to find them or not. Workplaces are no different; in fact, they are the epitome of these social webs (just see the anecdote about Joe and Mary below!). Now there is a way to map these connections and lines of communication for the purposes of deriving their business value. .  Your organization’s org-chart probably doesn’t dictate what actually goes on from desk to desk. We discuss the alternative with the expert Dr. Deborah Peck,  herself:

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Posted by admin On March - 16 - 2018 BLOG Organization Network Analysis Uncategorized

corporate reorganization chart

Corporate reorganization is triggered by leadership transition, changes in the business, acquisitions, poor performance, and many other reasons. It has become a common place method and action that manager’s take. It is so common place that organizations and people within organizations expect leaders to make organization changes on a regular basis as part of decision making and sometimes without an explanation. It is just expected to happen, especially whenever a leader is promoted or moved to another organization.

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organizational effectivenessWhere are they going?

Turnover has become more of a concern for some companies. It is not new to track workplace turnover. It can be voluntary (employees leave on their own) or involuntary (employees are laid off or let go). It is the reasons for the turnover that can affect organizational effectiveness.
Whether you’ve lost a few senior people or a large number of support staff, it’s evident that your employees are setting off their own alarm, of sorts. Clearly, they’re trying to tell you that some condition – or combination of conditions – has made it untenable for them to continue working for your company.
The short-term costs of employee turnover are well known: The cost of recruiting, interviewing and training one new employee equals about one-third of an employee’s annual salary – a sum that grows exponentially with multiple employee resignations.

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Posted by admin On December - 29 - 2015 Organization Network Analysis Organizational Effectiveness

organizational network analysisThe success of an organization depends on several factors. The primary factor is effective communication. Having an effective communication structure increases coordination, cooperation and teamwork among employees. Formal communication structures based on job roles, organizational charts, workflow or functional boundaries can sometimes fail to reveal complex interactions in a business. The revelation can be achieved through Organizational Network Analysis (ONA).

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Posted by admin On August - 4 - 2015 Organization Network Analysis