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Frequently Switching Responsibilities


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Benefits of Switching Jobs

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10 Rules for Building a Successful Business

By: Sam Walton

  • Have managers switch jobs with one another to stay challenged. Keep everybody guessing as to what your next trick is going to be. Don't become too predictable... More


Keeping the Organization and People Young

The strategy of switching jobs, portfolios or areas of responsibilities creates an innovation-friendly environment where people stay challenged, look broader, communicate better, make decisions quickly and effectively, innovate Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book and build synergies across the organization.

A nonstop stream of new ideas is gained though constantly changing perspectives and looking with new eyes at old practices, problems and issues.

Creative Dissatisfaction

Creative Problem Solving


"The biggest benefit derived from frequently shuffling portfolios
is that it keeps everyone just a little of guard. constantly striving
to do their best and to exceed expectations. "
Jennings & Haughton



Success Stories Best Business Practices Hewlett-Packard

Most companies tend to recruit, train and promote people within functional corridors. But Hewlett-Packard (HP) breaks the walls, creating a carrier network that begins with the recruitment of diverse people in terms of their skills and personality and then promotes horizontally, as well as vertically throughout the company.

Systemic Innovation: 7 Areas  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

"Typically, HP employees move through four to six functional areas in the course of their carriers. This creates broad knowledge of the company and fosters the kind of teamwork other companies covet," says Christopher Meyer, the author of Relentless Growth. When it comes time to promote, managers  don't look who is next down the carrier line, they look for the best people. Neither employees should follow a pre-defined path to a particular post, nor need they to get a bigger title to be given new responsibility.  >>>

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Success Stories Best Business Practices U.S. Department of Defense

“One of the surest ways to get a job done more innovatively is, quite simply, to reorganize frequently.” believes Ronald T. Kadish from the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) of the U.S. Department of Defense. “When you put people into a new structure, it stimulates them to rethink what they’re doing on a day-to-day basis.”

Radical Improvement: Kore 10 Tips

Ronald Kadish reorganized MDA on a major scale twice in less than two years. He had to do so because the organization was refocused in order to adapt to external changes. MDA needed to orient people toward a new goal, and reorganizing was one way to do that. It’s traumatic for most people in very hierarchical organizations, like MDA. But on balance, Ronald Kadish found that “people respond well if you can get them to focus not on the inconveniences of restructuring but on the satisfaction of setting high goals and then knocking down the barriers to achieving them.”

Success Stories Best Business Practices IDEO and their Hot Studio System

At IDEO, a world's leading new product design firm, the hot studio system is the firm's biggest sustainable competitive advantage Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book. A hot team works together for a period of time. There's a lot of movement at IDEO among studios and between teams Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book. If someone wants to gravitate to another studio, that's encouraged. Each studio has a head who is responsible for the profit and loss of that group. It's like running a small business. There are also opportunities to be discipline leads -- people who oversee best practices for their discipline across the whole firm... More

Inspiring Culture: 5 Elements  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book