Organizational Structure


Nov

17

2018
Changing your Organizational Structure to Match Demands of Today

Changing your Organizational Structure to Match Demands of Today

The organizational structure of a business has a tremendous effect on its productivity, workflow, and internal and external communication. A company whose organizational structure does not change in response to changing needs and requirements will always lag behind its competition. On the Cerius Blog, David Shaffer covered Defining the Best Organizational Structure for Your Business. In the article, he reviews key areas to monitor to ensure your...

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Nov

03

2018
When is your organization in trouble?

When is your organization in trouble?

In this episode of the Cerius Business Today podcast we are joined by James Stewart. He has spent a majority of his career in a Fortune 100 company, where he worked his way up from being an engineer to a Business Unit Manager. After separating from the company, James connected with Cerius Interim Executives and set up his own consulting business. We asked him how to spot...

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Jul

14

2018
Why You Need Standard Operating Procedures

Why You Need Standard Operating Procedures

Standardizing operations through standard operating procedures can make a world of difference to your business. Although it might seem like a chore to document everything, they are very useful in the long-term. Standard Operating Procedures are documents that detail how a particular task or process is done in your business. You can use it to put together a staff handbook or manual. It helps contractors,...

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Jul

12

2018
Putting Muscle into Corporate Operations: Questions that Reveal Harmful Levels of Frailty in a Critical Corporate Function – Part 2

Putting Muscle into Corporate Operations: Questions that Reveal Harmful Levels of Frailty in a Critical Corporate Function – Part 2

Questions that Reveal Harmful Levels of Frailty in a Critical Corporate Operations Function “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” This is part 2 in our Putting Muscle into Operations Management series. You can review part 1 here. Recognizing there’s an issue and working towards a solution can sometimes seem like a world apart....

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Jun

03

2018
How to Manage Startup Operations

How to Manage Startup Operations

Startups are future companies. For sustainable growth, make sure your startup operations and organizational structure can grow into your future vision. In any startup, there are 3 elements in startup operations that contribute to growth: company culture, people versus processes, and leadership. Startup operations – Company culture The culture of your company is it’s “personality”. So if you want your toy manufacturing startup to be...

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May

13

2018
Interim Executive Assignment at an Organization with a New CEO

Interim Executive Assignment at an Organization with a New CEO

In this episode of the Cerius Business Today Podcast we are joined with Interim HR Executive Scott Coolidge. He has over 35 years of experience, almost exclusively in Human Resources. About half of his career was with large consulting firms, including Towers Perrin and Hey Management Consultants. The other half was spent in corporate roles in HR and various capacities. He shared some highlights of his...

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Apr

14

2015
Team Roles and Responsibilities – Let Them Own It!

Team Roles and Responsibilities – Let Them Own It!

Contributed By: Kristen McAlister Most business owners see their company as unique. Whether it is the industry, the product, the culture or the business challenges. Though I can often be swayed in the first two categories, it is rare that someone can convince me that their business challenges are unique. If you have ever felt alone and frustrated with the way your business is operating,...

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Oct

01

2013

Defining the Best Organizational Structure for Your Business

Contributed by David Shaffer Over many years of working with small to medium size businesses, particularly those looking for, or experiencing growth, a common theme has frequently emerged; one of assuring that the infrastructure of old is robust enough to match the demands of today. A misaligned organization can result in declining customer service, quality, profitability and employee satisfaction levels. It can destroy a company’s...

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