Posted by Matt Frost and Emily Selvin on January 23, 2014
What if everything we know about organizational design is becoming obsolete?
It’s a provocative question, and one worth considering. Technological innovations have changed our tools and how we communicate, but most organizational structures and practices remain the same.
In today’s world, a work environment that accelerates on-the-job learning is increasingly important. Organizations should take a holistic look at their work environments—including physical space, virtual interactions, and management systems. Why a holistic approach? Bolt-on talent solutions such as leadership development, training, and performance incentive programs have done little to change the 75% decline in return on assets (ROA) since 1965 for US public companies.