Yes, You Can Simplify Your Organization! How to Identify the Complexity We Create and Do Something about It

  • 26 Jan 2015
  • 5:45 PM
  • The Norwalk Inn

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Cancelled due to weather

Meeting Topic:   Yes, You Can Simplify Your Organization!  

How to Identify the Complexity We Create and    Do Something about It

                 Speaker:  Ron Ashkenas,                   Senior Partner, Schaffer Consulting

Over the past decade globalization, technology, regulations and new business models have dramatically increased the complexity of many organizations. Faced with too many choices, processes, and facts, managers often feel that they are working longer hours but getting less and less done. Unfortunately, a large portion of the complexity that managers must navigate is self-generated. 

 

In this session, Ron Ashkenas will discuss some of the common ways that we create unnecessary complexity in organizations and what we can do about it.

 

Attendees will learn how to:

 

  • Understand the four main types of unnecessary complexity in organizations; 
  • Gain self-insight into ways that we and our colleagues unintentionally create complexity; 
  • Identify ways to begin addressing complexity in our organization or with our clients. 

Ron Ashkenas is a Senior Partner with Schaffer Consulting and an internationally recognized consultant, executive coach, and speaker on organizational transformation, post merger integration, and simplification.  Ron is an Executive in Residence at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and the author of Simply Effective: How to Cut through Complexity in Your Organization and Get Things Done (Harvard Press, 2010).  In addition, he is the author/co-author of over 100 articles and five books, including with Dave Ulrich and Steve Kerr, The GE Work-Out (McGraw-Hill, 2002).  Ron Received his BA from Wesleyan University, his EdM from Harvard University, and his PhD in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University.

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Copy and paste the link to see the live webcast. From there you will be sent to a sign in page.  Click sign-up and create an account if you have not previously registered.

Password to access the live webcast is atdscc2015

 

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