Designing an organization that develops shared assets (SW+HW) that are used across several business units is problem many managers face. In this post, we highlight some of the main issues, provide new viewpoints on the design challenges, and present a unique solution to this problem.
Matrix organization has well-known problems. Combining Back-Front and Modular organization designs gives you options for creating adaptive organization, productive teamwork, and market focus.
Separating Dreaming, Thinking, and Doing is the deadly sin of large organizations. It will lead to Coordination Chaos: fragmentation, waste, and underperformance.
Teamwork, great collaboration and performance, is rare. Don't waste your effort in random team building before understanding the internal and external fundamentals.