Strategic Futures Consulting Group

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Prescription For The "Dual-Hatted Role" In The Matrix Organization: Aggressive Training & Coaching

    Staff and management confusion surrounding which role the dual-hatted individual is playing will surely emerge. Is s/he making the decision based on project imperatives, or on the basis of functional perspective? In extreme cases, this can escalate into staff confusion about whether the company is serious about implementing matrix management....

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Acquisitions, Mergers? Integration Through Matrix Management

    A matrix organization relies upon a mix of both vertical and horizontal leadership. Vertical leaders manage the delivery of services that allow the entity to earn revenue. They also define the integrated enterprise's "Way of doing things." Matrix vertical leadership can go a long way towards harmonizing strategy, systems and...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Hot Intersections: Using The Matrix To Decide What's Hot And What's Not

    All of the interfaces between horizontal teams and vertical functions are "Not created equal." You can display the relative importance of interfaces graphically. You can also stimulate important conversations, debates, and decisions using this technique and make it clear where leadership attention is focused. Specifically, the author depict some interfaces...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Choose The Type Of Matrix Your Company Needs: One Size Matrix Does Not Fit All!

    An enterprise that is interested in promoting a one-organization concept centered on carefully defined crosscutting goals may prefer the Planning and Budgeting model where cross-disciplinary teams are formed and deployed for purposes of strategic and annual planning and budgeting. The intention here is to ensure that each function's objectives, activities,...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Customer-Focused Teams Coming Apart At The Seams: Towards The Coherent Matrix Organization

    A danger is faced by the fictitious company, E-Markable, and by many companies in various industries. The danger is that a Customer-Focused Team will drift off to become its own largely self-contained enterprise, with a set of policies and work processes that are increasingly unique to its customer, such that...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Matrix Management At The Right Time - Structural Logic For The Information Technology Industry

    One IT company performs secret-cleared projects for the US Government. This firm is growing rapidly and has moved to matrix teams organized by customer as a means for anticipating customer needs at greater levels of precision, and for building share of wallet from existing and new customers. Better value for...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    It's Time To Fire Dilbert: Towards Dynamic Strategic Alignment

    Strategic planning and alignment is about change during a fast-moving, quickbreak time that commingles continuity with discontinuity. The motherhood and apple pie definition plays into the scoffing Dilbert humor. Dilbert is not ready for the change revolution. Alignment is about the flying-in-formation force of Transformation: This is not a safe...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Prescription For The "Dual-Hatted Role" In The Matrix Organization: Aggressive Training & Coaching

    Staff and management confusion surrounding which role the dual-hatted individual is playing will surely emerge. Is s/he making the decision based on project imperatives, or on the basis of functional perspective? In extreme cases, this can escalate into staff confusion about whether the company is serious about implementing matrix management....

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Acquisitions, Mergers? Integration Through Matrix Management

    A matrix organization relies upon a mix of both vertical and horizontal leadership. Vertical leaders manage the delivery of services that allow the entity to earn revenue. They also define the integrated enterprise's "Way of doing things." Matrix vertical leadership can go a long way towards harmonizing strategy, systems and...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Hot Intersections: Using The Matrix To Decide What's Hot And What's Not

    All of the interfaces between horizontal teams and vertical functions are "Not created equal." You can display the relative importance of interfaces graphically. You can also stimulate important conversations, debates, and decisions using this technique and make it clear where leadership attention is focused. Specifically, the author depict some interfaces...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Choose The Type Of Matrix Your Company Needs: One Size Matrix Does Not Fit All!

    An enterprise that is interested in promoting a one-organization concept centered on carefully defined crosscutting goals may prefer the Planning and Budgeting model where cross-disciplinary teams are formed and deployed for purposes of strategic and annual planning and budgeting. The intention here is to ensure that each function's objectives, activities,...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Customer-Focused Teams Coming Apart At The Seams: Towards The Coherent Matrix Organization

    A danger is faced by the fictitious company, E-Markable, and by many companies in various industries. The danger is that a Customer-Focused Team will drift off to become its own largely self-contained enterprise, with a set of policies and work processes that are increasingly unique to its customer, such that...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Matrix Management At The Right Time - Structural Logic For The Information Technology Industry

    One IT company performs secret-cleared projects for the US Government. This firm is growing rapidly and has moved to matrix teams organized by customer as a means for anticipating customer needs at greater levels of precision, and for building share of wallet from existing and new customers. Better value for...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    It's Time To Fire Dilbert: Towards Dynamic Strategic Alignment

    Strategic planning and alignment is about change during a fast-moving, quickbreak time that commingles continuity with discontinuity. The motherhood and apple pie definition plays into the scoffing Dilbert humor. Dilbert is not ready for the change revolution. Alignment is about the flying-in-formation force of Transformation: This is not a safe...

    Provided By Strategic Futures Consulting Group