The Adaptable Organization Series

Part 5: The Ecosystem

Posted by Don Miller and Tiffany McDowell on September 6, 2019.

Through our past four blog posts on the Adaptable Organization (The Individual, The Leader, The Team, and The Organization), we explored ways companies can successfully align their organizational structure, team environment, and leadership to bring out the best in its individuals. However, all these efforts can fall short if the organization does not fully study the ecosystem it exists in.
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The Adaptable Organization Series

Part 4: The Organization

Posted by Don Miller and Tiffany McDowell on August 27, 2019.

In “Part 3: The Team” of our five-part blog series, we explored how high-performing teams deliver work in an Adaptable Organization. However, teams need to be allocated thoughtfully within an organization to be able to collaborate effectively together and avoid duplication of work.

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The Adaptable Organization Series

Part 1: The Individual

Posted by Don Miller and Tiffany McDowell on August 7, 2019.

The world around us is moving at an unprecedented pace. Organizations that once benefited from a size‑and‑scale strategy have rapidly disappeared from the S&P 5001 and the original Dow Jones index.2 And today, just 14 percent of CxOs report a high degree of confidence in their ability to make the changes that the digital revolution requires.3 Today’s management systems, structures, and talent strategies tend to be outdated and designed for an era when size and enduring stability defined competitive advantage.

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