5/3/2024

The Empowered Organization – is your organization well equipped to master today’s and the future’s volatility?

Working with the six key building blocks for Empowered Companies helps you set-up a future proof organization with a lean leadership structure.

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With increasing market disruptions and instabilities, companies seek a way to cut costs and increase profitability by reducing hierarchy levels and increase management spans. The objective behind this is to transform into an organization that promotes as much value-adding work as possible and reduce meaningless work and overhead.

 

Freeing up speed and creativity with a new organizational design

 

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This requires a fundamental new understanding of management and leadership moving towards a more self-organized leadership system. To do this successfully companies need to look at their organizational design holistically. 

 

 

6 building blocks of empowered organizations

 

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We recommend reviewing the organization along 6 key maturity dimensions that answer these guiding questions: 

 

  • To what extent do we have a sustainable purpose & vision that serves as orientation and provides a clear focus for everyone?
  • To what extent do our structures meet requirements of the dynamics of our market environment and enable cross-structural cooperation and joint achievement of company objectives? 
  • To what extent do our processes and routines enable efficient use of our collective resources and allow for a high degree of adaptability? 
  • To what extent do we live a culture that promotes collaboration and innovation? 
  • To what extent is our leadership behavior leveraging the potential of the entire organization? 
  • To what extent are we nurturing our talents so that we can jointly master today’s and the future’s challenges?

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding your organization’s maturity levels in these 6 buildings blocks will gain a deep understanding about interdependencies between these fields and unearth key levers to address for a truly empowered organization.

Our Expert for Empowered Organization

Alexandra Pretschner

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