Monthly Archives: October 2010

Trafalgar Day 2010

I could not let Trafalgar Day pass by without a Nelsonian post. I discovered a brilliant essay on the Nelson Touch by Eric Beaudan, Leadership Practice Leader at Odgers, Ray and Berndtson in Toronto, Canada.  The essay begins with the … Continue reading

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Organizational Design in Response to an Exogenous Shock

All organizations have hierarchies. The nature of corporate hierarchies has long been the subject of organizational design research. Among other things, hierarchies are useful for command and control (e.g., the “chain of command” in the military), functional segmentation (e.g., divisions … Continue reading

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