Sign up for a Free Studio Membership, and you’ll have access to the Members Only Free eBook Library. The library currently contains four eBooks totaling over 170 pages – topics include the leadership framework for organization architects, design framework for organization architects, empathy maps, and leading the journey to sustainable excellence (see descriptions below). In addition, you get a PDF of the [Re]Create book Introduction Chapter. Your privacy is secure, and we promise never to spam you or sell or give you information to anyone, ever! In addition, you also get access to the first two Modules in the Leading Transformation Lab – that is 10 free lessons.
Leadership Framework for Organization Architects™: An Introduction
The design or redesign of organizational systems requires leaders become “architects” of their organizations. This 84-page eBook (PDF) is based on a combination of experience working with senior leaders to design and redesign organizations and research on CEOs who led successful organization transformations that created sustainable results for multiple stakeholders. The book describes the key elements of the award-winning Leadership Framework and provides an introduction to the “BIG” picture. (Current Version 1.5)
Design Framework for Organization Architects™: An Introduction
Reaching your organization’s full potential demands organization and managerial systems that are custom tailored to your unique situation. This 65-page eBook (PDF) is an introduction to all the key elements of the award-winning, peer-reviewed Design Framework including the 8-step Discovery process and the Design, Development, Deployment, and Iterate phases. The book is based on both experience and research on organization and management system design. (Current Version 1.5)
Empathy Maps for Organization Architects: Facilitator’s Guide
Understanding stakeholders’ needs, wants, and desires is the key to creating stakeholder value and sustainable excellence. So how do you gain a deeper understanding of your stakeholders? Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings, thoughts, and attitudes of another person. It is THE key to creating value for multiple stakeholders. This brief facilitator’s guide provides the information you need to start working with your stakeholders to develop your own empathy maps. (Current Version 1.1)
Leading the Transformation to Sustainable Excellence: An Introduction
The “bar” is continually being raised, and the definition of success for all types of organizations is continuously changing and increasingly complex. Unfortunately, many of our organizations are “kludges” of ill-fitting pieces and parts making it difficult to create value for any stakeholders. Good news, organizations were designed by humans and thus can be redesigned. The leadership and design frameworks introduced in this document are based on years of leadership and design practice and research. (Current Version 1.2)
[Re]Create the Organization You Really Want! – Introduction Chapter
This is the complete Introduction Chapter to the [Re]Create book. It covers The Challenges leaders face trying to meet the ever-increasing demands of multiple stakeholders. It also describes the promise of Organization Design and the need for Leaders as Organization Architects. Included is an overview of the 14 components of the Leadership and Design Blueprint. The chapter ends with a brief description of The Prize.
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Founder, Organization Design Studio, Ltd.