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.


  • The US cutting-tools market: What changes lie ahead?
    19 Jul 18
    A new approach to segment strategy, distribution, and pricing can help companies win in the evolving cutting-tools market.
  • The future of mobility in India’s passenger-vehicle market
    19 Jul 18
    Incumbents in the automotive industry should prepare for a changing landscape as India grows into the world’s third-largest passenger-vehicle market and global trends disrupt the sector.
  • Advice from Silicon Valley: How tech-sector practices can promote innovation in government
    19 Jul 18
    Public-sector leaders recently met with leaders from the region’s most innovative companies to learn about their culture of innovation firsthand. Here’s what they heard.
  • A bank branch for the digital age
    19 Jul 18
    Far from rendering the bank branch obsolete, digital technology holds the key to the branch of the future.
  • Three Meltdowns Endangering The AT&T | Time Warner Merger
    16 Jul 18
    KENA BETANCUR | AFP/Getty Images In some respects, the news might have been expected. As Barron’s reported this weekend , the maneuvering (perhaps political?) that has led the Department of Justice to take a closer look (and appeal) the proposed $81 billion merger between ATT and Time Warner…
  • Why Are Some People Disengaged At Work?
    15 Jul 18
    Shutterstock Are they really disengaged, or is it possible that you’ve just decided they are? Maybe you’ve read the tea leaves of their behavior, drawn a conclusion and painted them into a corner – poised to meet an expectation you’ve already set in your mind. This is not an unnatural or …
  • Complex responsive processes – 4 pillars of thought, 5 key insights.
    27 Jun 18
    Before starting this post, and for those readers interested in attending the next Complexity and Management Conference, next year it will be slightly earlier: 17-19th May 2019. Introduction This post is the theoretical introduction to the perspective of complex responsive processes of relating…



  • The 34 most dangerous jobs in America
    19 Jul 18
    Some of the most dangerous jobs have a much higher risk of fatal or non-fatal injuries than others. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found the 34 jobs that had the highest rates of fatal injuries in 2016. Some jobs have a…
  • Former Mulberry employee loses belief discrimination case
    19 Jul 18
    A former Mulberry employee who refused to sign a copyright agreement because she held a “philosophical belief” that she should… The post Former Mulberry employee loses belief discrimination case appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Business Insider is hiring an associate editor
    19 Jul 18
    Business Insider is hiring an associate editor to work with ourteam of freelance writers. As an associate editor, you will edit freelance posts for spelling and grammar, structure, flow, style and factual accuracy. You will work on posts about…
  • Businesses missing out on potential of ex-military personnel
    19 Jul 18
    Employers are missing out on talented and highly-qualified staff due to a lack of understanding of how the skills of… The post Businesses missing out on potential of ex-military personnel appeared first on Personnel Today . 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