The structure of an organization either facilitates or hampers its performance. A number of analytical tools support identification of an effective organisational structure. A suitable structure is only one element in organisational development; again, a number of tools and skills are required to support an organisational development program. Organisational development requires management as a project.
Integration or merging of two businesses is a specialist sub-set of organisational development and arises when an acquisition takes place.
Ian has a strong track record in organisational development, structuring and integration. Here are two examples.In the context of an overall project which involved advising on the business case for acquisition of an engineering business by a national engineering services business