Designing Organizations to Perform: What HR Professionals Should Know
Approved 1.0 SHRM and HRCI
Companies often do not change as rapidly as the environments in which they operate. This can lead to poor business performance and reduced engagement for even the strongest talent. This session will present a model of organization design, symptoms of effective and ineffective design, and real-life examples.
Michael is the founder and Principal of Gold Standard Consulting, a consulting firm which specializes in strategic planning, organization design, organization development and large-group facilitation. Michael has more than 30 years of Fortune 500 experience in financial services, hospitality and healthcare. Michael also has experience acquiring and integrating mid-market companies and launching a start-up subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company.
Michael’s organization design experience ranges from external acquisitions, to sales force mergers, to call center transformations, to building and launching new businesses. He has led organization design initiatives for teams of twenty associates to businesses of 12,000 people.
Michael serves on the Board of the Organization Design Forum, an international association of organization design practitioners. Michael is also on the Board of Jewish Family and Career Services, a nonprofit, comprehensive human services organization serving individuals and families in Louisville, Kentucky.
Michael earned his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, with a concentration in strategy. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University.
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