Greg Kesler and Amy Kates

Greg Kesler and Amy Kates ( are the authors of Leading Organization Design: How to Make Organization Design Decisions to Drive the Results You Need (Jossey-Bass, 2011). They consult with many global companies trying to maximize value-delivery through organization design.

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Design for Conflict: Why You Should Have a Few Fights in Your Company

In a complex, multi-divisional company, managing brands across several products and geographies can get complicated. Learn to love it. And sometimes a little tension can produce more creativity and productivity — harmony is often the wrong goal. When there is no tension among businesses and functions and geographies there‚Äôs a good chance value is being left on the table somewhere.

Greg Kesler and Amy Kates Culture , Engagement , Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management August 17 2011

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