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ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN &

DEVELOPMENT

By Tonya Wilson
Definition
The manner in which a management achieves the right
combination of differentiation and integration of the organizations
operations, in response to the level of uncertainty in its external
environments.

Organization design is the deliberate process of configuring
structures, processes, reward systems, and people practices to
create an effective organization capable of achieving the business
strategy.

Organizational Design is the science (and art) of creating an
organizational structure optimized to support strategic, business or
cultural goals.




Popular Design Models
Star Model

McKinsey 7S Framework
McKinsey 7 s
Hard Elements controlled by
management

Soft Elements influenced by culture

Interdependent factors


Design Model cntd
Weisbord Six Box

Burke-Litwin model
Burke-Litwin model
12 elements
Cause and effect
Feedback loops to and from
performance/environment

Very detailed/time consuming

Dependent on how well the elements are
identified
Conclusion
Use of design models
Development
Change
Emphasize interdependence
Department/Team




References
http://www.brighthubpm.com/change-management/86867-
explaining-the-burke-litwin-change-model/
http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/organizational-
design.html
http://www.jaygalbraith.com/index.php?option=com_content&vie
w=article&id=10&Itemid=122
http://www.orgchart.net/wiki/Organizational_Design_Definition