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Strategic Organization Design (POSTPONED)

June 9 - June 12

Deepen your understanding and sharpen your skills

In today’s dynamic and hyper-competitive environment, the ability to design organizations that are efficient enough to drive performance and flexible enough to sustain advantage is of fundamental importance. As new strategies call for new solutions, they pose complex design challenges at all levels and in all sub-systems of the organization.

This workshop provides participants with the principles, frameworks, and tools of organization design for those who wish to develop a deeper understanding of the topic. It also addresses the ever-increasing challenges created by a growing digital economy where work, change, and design issues are merging.

Attendees might include:

  • Human Resource Professionals

  • Line Managers and Design Teams

  • Internal Corporate Consultants

  • Organization Development Professionals


Portofino Hotel
Redondo Beach, CA 


Chris Worley

Beth Gunderson

Sue Mohrman


Becky Spears (Oracle)


Non-Sponsor: $5,550.00
Sponsor: $4,200.00


Although this workshop provides a broad overview and hands-on tools, it is designed for people with some grounding in organization design issues.


Participants are encouraged to come as teams. Groups of three or more from the same company will receive a 15% discount.

Another program is tentatively scheduled for March 9-12, 2021. Please click here to register for that program.

Design Models

The frameworks in the
program will focus on:

Ensuring the organization design supports the business strategy
Designing for flexibility, innovation, and rapid change
Organizing around customers, geographies, and products
Leveraging resources as the business becomes more complex
Designing alliances, networks, and other lateral structures
Governing an increasingly complex organization
Integrating globally dispersed organizations
Ensuring the human capital approaches support the strategy
Implementing new and more effective designs


In order to get the most out of the workshop, there will be a few pre-work assignments that include:

Viewing a one-hour introductory webinar.
Reading four chapters of Jay Galbraith’s Designing Organizations.
Reading three case studies or articles that will be discussed.
Summarizing an organization design challenge using a workbook.

The book, workbook, and case studies will be provided in advance. In total, this pre-work will take approximately three to four hours.


Susan A. Mohrman

Susan A. Mohrman

Senior Research Scientist

Chistopher G. Worley

Chistopher G. Worley

Senior Research Scientist

Beth Gunderson

Beth Gunderson

CEO Affliated Practitioner, Minikahda Partners

Becky Spears

Becky Spears

Oracle, OD Consulting Practice Leader


June 9
June 12
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Alice Yee Mark


Portofino Hotel
260 Portofino Way
Redondo Beach, CA 90277 United States
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