Your human resources and organisation structures are the essentials that make your business work. Firstly, take a critical look at your organisation chart. If you are starting out, spend time to do this. If you have been in business a while, revisit your structure and highlight areas that can be improved. Next, plan for change. Many people find change and uncertainty difficult to deal with. Learn how to reduce that uncertainty. There are many areas to consider here, go through the articles listed in “How to do Change Management for Profit”. Finally, work through areas such as 80/20 staffing; Peter Principle; Parkinson’s Law. Taking the time to work on your human resources structure will payoff with higher Profits and a business ready to scale.
In an organisation of any size that has been around for a while, your management organisation chart will most likely have a bad case of bloat. This 12Faces Menu article looks at how you can trim your management tree down to its former trim glory. Yellow Belt