Ever wonder why a common complaint in the workforce of many large companies is that the business processes are too complex? While every company tries to remove inefficiencies, its a recurring narrative that the bigger a company is and the longer it has been around, the more likely it is to be mired down in processes that sap productivity and don’t add value.
Yves Morieux is a Senior Partner and Managing Director of the Boston Consulting Group, head of BCG’s Institute for Organization. In a recent TED talk, he really got me jazzed looking at how the top two organizational structures that corporate leaders use for resolving business challenges contribute directly to this productivity atrophy. It is his opinion that these methods are obsolete and no longer work into today’s corporations. He makes some compelling arguments. What do you think? Continue reading