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OCTOBER 29 - 30, 2020

October 28, 2020

Creating Differentiation by Design®: Tools & Techniques for Designing Winning Organizations 

8:30am – 9:00am Registration
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Given the pace of change in organizations around the globe, the need to design and enact agile organizations that can thrive in the new economy is critical. Taking a holistic approach is an important key. Strong partnership between executives and their change partners to orchestrate and facilitate strategic organization design and change is another. This workshop will showcase some of the foundational tools that are used by companies of all sizes to lead organization transformation through intentional organization choices aligned to strategy. In addition, this hands-on workshop will highlight ways that executives and HR practitioners can effectively partner to identify both the hard and soft design facets needed to enable true organizational transformation. Participants will:

  • Learn strategic organization design tools that powerfully connect organization choices to strategy
  • See examples of how organizations have achieved sustainable differentiation and winning in the marketplace
  • Explore techniques for building effective partnership between leaders and their change partners 
  • Discover organization alignment building blocks that will help increase the likelihood of successful transformation

Reed Deshler, Author of Mastering the Cube: Overcoming Stumbling Blocks and Building an Organization that Worksand Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

 Enhance your experience by adding the pre-conference workshop to your registration!

Block off your calendar for the following dates:

  • Pre-Conference Seminar: October 28, 2020
  • Main Conference: October 29-30, 2020 at the Westin New York at Times Square.
October 29 - 30, 2020

About The Conference

At this year's Organization Design Conference designed for business leaders, HR professionals and OD/OE practitioners alike, we will examine real-life case studies that show how organizations from all sectors are building agile and resilient enterprises that are able to respond effectively to the changing marketplace. The conference (and pre-conference workshop) will provide an excellent opportunity to expand your personal network through robust interaction with peer practitioners as well as thought leaders in the field.

After attending this conference, you will be able to:

  • Understand how Organization Design approaches and tools are applied to align organizations to strategy and in M&A integration via actual case studies.
  • Describe the elements in a management plan to address culture to assure competitiveness in their respective businesses and organizations.
  • Define the future trends in Supply Chain so that they may consider these pending realities in designing or redesigning businesses and organizations.
  • Gain a better understanding, through practical examples, how distressed business are pivoting business models and partnerships in their response to the COVID 19 market challenges.

Register by August 22, 2020 and SAVE $400!

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed exclusively for executives from any discipline responsible for large-scale transformation efforts or wanting to make their organization more effective. Titles include:

Chief Executives, Heads, VPs, Directors, and Managers of:

Human Resources | Organization Design | OD/OE | Change and Transformation | Business Capability | Business Performance |Strategy

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Westin New York at Times Square
270 West 43rd Street 
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-201-2700

To book a room at a discounted rate by 10/05/2020 click here


All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.