Designing Matrix Organizations That Actually Work
How IBM, Proctor & Gamble and Others Design for Success
By (author) Jay R. Galbraith
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Designing Matrix Organizations That Actually Work by Jay R. Galbraith
Book DescriptionOrganization structures do not fail, says Jay Galbraith, but management fails at implementing them correctly. This is why, he explains, the idea that the matrix does not work still exists today, even among people who should know better. But the matrix has become a necessary form of organization in today's business environment. Companies now know that if they have multiple product lines, do business in multiple countries, and serve many customer segments through a variety of channels, there is no way they can avoid some kind of a matrix structure and the question most are asking is "How do we learn how to operate the matrix effectively?" In Designing Matrix Organizations That Actually Work , Galbraith answers this and other questions as he shows how to make a matrix work effectively.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470316313
(236mm x 162mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Jossey Bass Wiley
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jay R. Galbraith
Designing Organizations, Hardback (March 2014)
This Third Edition of the groundbreaking book Designing Organizations offers a guide to the process of creating and managing an organization (no matter how complex) that will be positioned to respond effectively and rapidly to customer demands and have the ability to achieve unique competitive advantage.
Designing Your Organization, Paperback (November 2007)
Designing Your Organization is a hands-on guide that provides managers with a set of practical tools to use when making organization design decisions. Based on Jay Galbraith's widely used Star Model, the book covers the fundamentals of organization design and offers frameworks and tools to help leaders execute their strategy.
Designing the Customer-Centric Organization, Hardback (May 2005)
Offers business leaders a comprehensive customer-centric organizational model that shows how to put in place an infrastructure that is organized around the demands of the customer. This title includes information about structure, management processes, reward and management systems, and people practices.
Designing Dynamic Organizations, Paperback (December 2001)» View all books by Jay R. Galbraith
Which business structures are best suited to the unpredictable 21st century? How can a company, division, or department reconfigure itself with minimum disruption and maximum impact? This title shows business leaders at all levels how to examine their choices by leading them systematically through these fundamental questions.
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Author Biography - Jay R. Galbraith
Jay R. Galbraith is professor emeritus at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is also senior research scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Designing the Global Corporation and Designing Your Organization, both from Jossey-Bass.
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