Organizational Silos

How to address organizational fragmentation

How to address organizational fragmentation

I recently had the chance to sit with a number of middle managers and discuss a core client interface process involving a number of different roles, functions, and innovation projects across the organization. The overall setting was a highly hierarchical organization as represented by a neat org chart, a pronounced organizational upper class ...

Organizational silos are a good thing (except when they aren’t)

Organizational silos are a good thing (except when they aren’t)

Let´s make the case for organizational silos. As long as the term “silo” describes the grouping of organizational activities into separate units, it simply denotes the primary boundaries within which to build specialized capabilities and drive performance. These unit structures, or silos, provide direction and focus ...