Design Organisation



This website is for people who want to keep in touch with the latest thinking in organisation design, development and change management – a network portal for both the established international community of OD professionals and those new to the practice seeking to know more.

You will find aggregated links to a range of OD blogs written by key academics and industry leaders who continue to shape the theory and inform the practice of OD. This site includes a guide to OD, resources, tools, videos and links to other OD websites, business blogs and breaking news about major companies and current human resource issues.

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Organisation Design is the deliberate process of configuring structures, processes, reward systems, people practices and policies to enable organisations to achieve their mission and strategy…
A high-level scan on the thinking, models and OD approaches recommended by leading OD academics and industry specialists…
Check-out our toolkit for OD managers to use at each step of the process, from design through to delivery…
Find out which operating model might be most appropriate to help shape your organisation…
A selection of useful videos found on YouTube…
Links from around the internet to OD and HR websites…

Forget personality – a thinkpiece on restructuring teams…

A scribbled thinkpiece from Q5’s Andy Cottrill on how to think about restructuring teams and businesses.




  • Just one in 10 will smoke in 2023, predicts PHE
    21 Sep 18
    Public Health England (PHE) has estimated that only one in 10 people will smoke in five years’ time, as the… The post Just one in 10 will smoke in 2023, predicts PHE appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Staff feel pressured to demonstrate they are working from home
    21 Sep 18
    Almost half (46%) of employees feel under pressure to demonstrate they are actually working while working from home, research by… The post Staff feel pressured to demonstrate they are working from home appeared first on Personnel Today ….
  • Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Employer Branding Award
    21 Sep 18
    Developing a strong employer brand and can help attract new talent and keep dedicated staff engaged with their work. Here… The post Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Employer Branding Award appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Freelancers feeling the squeeze from inflation
    21 Sep 18
    Freelancers will feel the latest inflation rise particularly badly compared to employees, IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has warned. Contributor Jordan Marshall, Policy Development Manager –…


  • Semantic Distances for Technology Landscape Visualization
    21 Sep 18
    This paper presents a novel approach to the visualization of research domains in science and technology. The proposed methodology is based on the use of bibliometrics; i.e., analysis is conducted using information regarding trends and patterns…
  • Capital Controls and Macroprudential Measures: What Are They Good For?
    21 Sep 18
    Are capital controls and macroprudential measures successful in achieving their objectives? Assessing their effectiveness is complicated by selection bias and endogeneity; countries which change their capital-flow management measures (CFMs)…
  • The Components of Private Equity Performance: Implications for Portfolio Choice
    21 Sep 18
    We use a proprietary database of private equity returns to measure the excess return of private equity over public equity and to partition it into two components: an asset class alpha and compensation for illiquidity. Our evidence suggests …
  • 7 big ideas gain momentum: Updates from The Audacious Project
    21 Sep 18
    Their ideas are ambitious, with the goal of changing outdated systems and impacting millions of lives. It’s been five months since The Audacious Project’s first class of project leaders spoke at TED2018, and each one is gaining … dynamically generates aggregated content from other external website feeds in date and time order. is not responsible for content displayed from external websites and any views expressed are not those of