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Entries from April 28th, 2008

Why do we have Matrix organisations?

April 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Management, Organization

This is a response to a LinkedIn question. ¬†Forrest Christian suggested in a comment to another post that I post my responses here as well. Those of you are LinkedIn members can read the whole question and all other answers¬†here . My answer was: No matter how a company is organized formally, for stuff to […]

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The Matrix revisited

April 26th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Management, Organization

The matrix is an organizational mystery to me. So popular, so reviled, so dysfunctional, so often suggested by the major consultancies. My first encounter with the matrix was in the eighties when one of the major consultancies had suggested a matrix to the big international chemicals company where I was working. Fantastic product company, but […]

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Blog redesign etc

April 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

In January I wrote “over the coming weeks I will be changing the look of this blog”. That was a overly optimistic. I was set back with a cold, the flu and serious computer problems and finally I had to prioritise book-keeping and end of year accounts. At last I am back! I keep having […]

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