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Three Questions to Fill Your Key Seats Organizational Structure

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 19, 2012

In Good to Great, Jim Collins’ offered three very important questions once you have answered the question “do we have the right people on the bus?” (A team with common Core Values, Purpose and commitment to the Vision).

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Topics: Good to Great, leading and lagging indicators, key performance indicators, key seats, Organizational Structure

Key Seats Discipline for People

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jun 9, 2011

Over the past week I’ve had the good fortune of working with a beverage distributor in my area.  We’ve broken up the Two Day Rockefeller Habits Workshop into four half day sessions.  In our first half day we defined their organizational structure to identify the key seats in their organization, where, if any, there are multiple people in key seats and where are their empty key seats.  At the same time I’ve been reviewing Jim Collins’ How the Mighty Fall.  It’s reminded me of Collins emphasis from the Dallas Growth Summit Your Company Key Indicator for People - Corrections.

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Topics: Accountability, People, Jim Collins, Two Day Rockefeller Habits Workshop, key seats


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