December 10, 2014  — Pre-Conference Seminar: Overcoming Stumbling Blocks to Build an Organization that Works: Tools & Techniques
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December 11 - 12, 2014  — 10th Annual Organization Design and Diagnostics Conference
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December 11 - 12, 2014

Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth

Organizations across the globe continue to face constant shifts in technologies and market conditions that demand new business models, new organizational strategies, and new ways of working to achieve and sustain success.  Companies that are agile and have well-developed innovation capabilities are most often able to sustain top performance.  

This conference, designed for leaders from all business sectors, will center on learnings from best practice companies who are delivering on innovation and growth.  They will bring forward real-life case studies and approaches to help organizations stay competitive.

Benefits of Attending

  • Hear from leading practitioners in the discipline of organization effectiveness
  • Take away practical tools and approaches that you can use in your organization
  • Engage in real-life case studies of best practices  companies’ innovation capabilities

Who Should Attend
Business Leaders who are sponsoring or leading organization alignment or transformation, as well as Vice Presidents and Directors of:

  • Organization Design
  • Organization Effectiveness
  • Change Management
  • Innovation
  • Strategy
  • Human Resources

How Are We Different?
The conference agenda has been designed as a result of the insights captured through The Conference Board’s recent research report, “Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth.” The content will focus on the key business issues from the report. All attendees will receive a copy of the report at the event.

For more information Download the full agenda 

Register by October 31st and SAVE $200!

For speaking opportunities, please contact Julie Salmon at
Julie.Salmon@conference-board.org

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Michael Felden at Michael.Felden@conferenceboard.org

In collaboration with
American Society for Quality
Sponsored by
Align Org Solutions
Marketing Partner
Organization Design Forum
DECEMBER 11 - 12, 2014
MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
December 10, 2014

Leading an organization transformation can be an exhilarating journey or a frustrating assignment.  One of the keys to success is how executives and their change partners come together to orchestrate and facilitate strategic organization design and change.  This workshop will showcase some of the foundational tools that are used by several Fortune 100 companies to lead organization transformation.  In addition, this workshop will highlight the ways that executives and HR practitioners can effectively partner to lead not only the tangible aspects of the change but also the intangible ones.  Specifically, this workshop offers participants the following benefits:

  • Learn strategic organization design tools that connect organization choices to strategy
  • See examples of how organizations have achieved sustainable differentiation in how they are designed to go to market and enable business strategy
  • Avoid the typical stumbling blocks that leaders and their change partners fall into when leading organization transformation
  • Uncover some of the organization alignment building blocks that will help increase the likelihood of lasting change and transformation

Kreig Smith, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

Reed Deshler, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

December 11 - 12, 2014

Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth

Organizations across the globe continue to face constant shifts in technologies and market conditions that demand new business models, new organizational strategies, and new ways of working to achieve and sustain success.  Companies that are agile and have well-developed innovation capabilities are most often able to sustain top performance.  

This conference, designed for leaders from all business sectors, will center on learnings from best practice companies who are delivering on innovation and growth.  They will bring forward real-life case studies and approaches to help organizations stay competitive.

Benefits of Attending

  • Hear from leading practitioners in the discipline of organization effectiveness
  • Take away practical tools and approaches that you can use in your organization
  • Engage in real-life case studies of best practices  companies’ innovation capabilities

Who Should Attend
Business Leaders who are sponsoring or leading organization alignment or transformation, as well as Vice Presidents and Directors of:

  • Organization Design
  • Organization Effectiveness
  • Change Management
  • Innovation
  • Strategy
  • Human Resources

How Are We Different?
The conference agenda has been designed as a result of the insights captured through The Conference Board’s recent research report, “Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth.” The content will focus on the key business issues from the report. All attendees will receive a copy of the report at the event.

For more information Download the full agenda 

Register by October 31st and SAVE $200!

For speaking opportunities, please contact Julie Salmon at
Julie.Salmon@conference-board.org

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Michael Felden at Michael.Felden@conferenceboard.org

Scheduled Speakers December 11 - 12, 2014

Scheduled Speakers December 11 - 12, 2014
  • Barbara Spurrier, Administrative Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
  • Thomas Scrivner, Senior Organization Effectiveness Consultant, The Boeing Company
  • Kevin Harper, Senior Vice President, Global HR Strategy and Operations, Wal-Mart
  • Gregory Meyding, Partner, Change & Talent Center of Competence, IBM
  • Kinthi Sturtevant, Vice President - Strategy & Innovation, IBM
  • Sharon Moura, Vice President, IT Transformation & Strategy, Tyco International
  • Wendy Branche, Vice President, Organization Effectiveness, Tyco International
  • Reed Deshler, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions
  • Joseph McCann, Distinguished Principal Research Fellow, The Conference Board
  • Erin Grossi; Chief Economist, Underwriters Laboratories Inc. 
  • Jeanna Kozak, Senior Consultant, Humana
  • Scott Petersen, Serial Entrepreneur and Managing Director, BYU's Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology 
  • Laurel Nelson-Rowe, CQIA, Managing Director, American Society for Quality 
  • Bruce Rogers, Chief Insights Officer, Forbes Media  
  • Kreig Smith, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions
In collaboration with
American Society for Quality
Sponsored by
Align Org Solutions
Marketing Partner
Organization Design Forum