How Can Organizational Structure Ensure Alignment and Equivalence?

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How Can Organizational Structure Ensure Alignment and Equivalence?

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Posted September 13, 2018 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

If you are with a conventional company (probably one established before 2010), it’s very likely that you have a command-and-control structure with a board dominated by shareholder representatives and operationalized starting with the CEO. There may be many levels of command, down to section- or unit-level supervisors. This structure is time-tested, beginning with the Pharaohs of Egypt! It has the advantage of clearly delineating authorities, responsibilities, decision-making roles, and accountabilities.