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Why do 70% of organizational changes fail? Why do employees have to endure negative and repeated reorganizations? Higher success rates require a multidisciplinary approach along with a full view of the business ecosystem. When approached this way, success rates jump dramatically! This book builds upon the body of knowledge in organizational design and explores how to approach the design of organizations to drive and sustain business performance improvement. The methods and models put forth, focus on the integration of organizational design with other disciplines that collectively improve the business ecosystem such as: Value Chain, Supply Chain, Value Disciplines, Lean Sigma, Business Process Management, Workforce Automation, Systems Thinking, Organizational Capabilities, Project Management, and Change Management. The business ecosystems viewpoint makes this book applicable and valuable to boards, executive management, organizational design practitioners, and human resources professionals.

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DECIDE to Thrive
Improving Business Performance through Decision Effectiveness

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Lead with confidence through improved Decision Effectiveness! Clarity – Quality – Speed – Effort – YieldLearn how to LEAD your business teams to make better decisions that drive powerful business performance!Much of what’s available on decision making focuses on the individual and popular psychology. We’ve researched and refined all of this information through years of consulting engagements. In this book you’ll find a practical and application-based approach for leading teams through decision effectiveness. Combine DECISION EFFECTIVENESS with other performance disciplines to achieve HIGH success rates! You will might benefit if you experience the following: Repeated and ineffective organizational restructuring? Over-application of processes: bloating and taxing ? Lack of empowerment and low employee engagement? Too many business initiatives? Lack of organizational alignment

Author: Dr. Dale J. Albrecht

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Dr. Dale J. Albrecht is CEO and Executive Partner for Alonos. Alonos is a consulting firm with products and services focused on business improvement, team improvement, and individual improvement. Alonos provides a best-in-class employee survey product called Organizational Insights Check™ and a facilitated strategic planning workshop called Leadership Advance!® Dr. Albrecht is also an advisor and author for the Forbes Dallas Business Council and an Adjunct Professor for the University of Texas at Dallas.

Dr. Albrecht has fulfilled C-Suite leadership roles as Chief Human Resources and Risk Officer. Along with an extensive career in human resources, he has experience in general management, technical operations, and field engineering. Because of his early career experience in various business functions, Dr. Albrecht brings a holistic focus on business performance using systems thinking and multiple performance-based disciplines to drive transformation. Dr. Albrecht has worked in several industries including travel, retail, manufacturing, telecommunications, medical devices, construction, public safety, and Department of Defense.

Dr. Albrecht completed his Doctorate in Business Administration with Swiss Management Center University in Zug, Switzerland. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Southern University and a Bachelor of Science in Workforce Education & Development from Southern Illinois University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He is also an appointed Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He also holds a certificate in Project Planning, Analysis and Control from George Washington University.

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Author: Dr. Maria Gomez Albrecht
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Maria Gomez Albrecht is an Executive Partner for Alonos. Alonos is a consulting firm with products and services focused on business improvement, team improvement, and individual improvement. Alonos provides a best-in-class employee survey product called Organizational Insights Check™ and a facilitated strategic planning workshop called Leadership Advance!®

Besides leading the company’s marketing practice, Maria is also an Adjunct Marketing Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas for both the Executive MBA and the Global Leadership Executive MBA programs. Furthermore, she is also the Executive Vice President of Prospanica DFW, a non-profit organization established to empower and enable Hispanic professionals to achieve full academic potential, career advancement, and leadership skills.

Maria is an accomplished and highly-skilled business professional leveraging 25+ years of experience in several industries such as retail, medical, nonprofit, environmental, and education. Her specialties include strategic planning, loyalty and growth programs, promotion and advertising campaign execution, brand and digital marketing, and new product launches in domestic and international markets. As a strategic and tactical thinker, Maria has extensive experience in ecommerce, sales operations, project management, data analytics, supply chain, and vendor management.

Maria completed her Doctorate in Business Administration at Swiss Management Center University in Zug Switzerland. Her area of study, multicultural marketing in advertising and digital channels, is significant to understanding consumers’ behaviors in order to maximize profits and build brand equity. Maria also has deep knowledge of multicultural marketing thanks to her fluency in Spanish and Portuguese, as well as business proficiency in French and Italian. She has a proven track record in B2B and B2C identifying growth opportunities, developing business cases, executing initiatives, and managing projects to deliver ultimate value and improved performance.