4 Organizational Design Issues That Most Leaders Misdiagnose
Misdiagnosing a problem is so easy to do, largely because recurring performance challenges run deeper than they initially appear. More often, they are symptoms of a larger problem rooted in organization design.
When leaders misdiagnose symptoms, however, they waste a lot of time reaching for surface solutions that ultimately fail.
Four of the most common irritants I’ve seen arise as a result of ineffective organization design are: competing priorities, unwanted turnover, inaccessible bosses, and cross-functional rivalry.
If you find yourself struggling with one or more of these issues, consider if the design challenges on this article may be the deeper cause. Doing so may help you pinpoint, and resolve, the real problem.