Ron Capelle: Optimizing Organization Design: Key Factors and Methods for Success

2 Hours

Date and Time

Starts:09/22/2016 8:30 AM

Ends:09/22/2016 10:30 AM

Event Type

Executive Programs


Yorkville Conference Center

150 Bloor St W, 2nd FL

Toronto, ON


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An important part of Human Resources is talent management--including acquisition, management and retention. Organization design can significantly improve talent management. This workshop, Optimizing Organization Design: A Critical Human Resources Skill, will help HR professionals improve their department’s functions, the performance of the organization, as well as personal impact by learning about proper alignment of positions, accountabilities and authorities.

This workshop provides HR professionals, who also have organization performance responsibilities, with an understanding of how to maximize organization design, better match people to positions and increase HR functioning that improves employee engagement, customer satisfaction and financial performance.

<  Better understand key factors in organization design, alignment of positions, accountabilities and authorities, people, deliverables and tasks.

<  Learn how this approach can help to determine how many layers your organization should have and place positions in the correct layer.

<  Learn about information processing capability and how you can use it to better match people to positions.

<  Understand key factors in assessing organization design and implementing agreed improvements.

<  Discover connections with talent management and employee retention.

WHY you should be here:

You will learn about the following:

<  Determine the key factors in organization design, alignment of positions, accountabilities and authorities, people, deliverable and tasks

<  Identify areas of cost savings

<  Break down silos and improve work across the organization

<  Assess organization design

<  Break down silos and improve work across the organization

<  Implement agreed improvements

WHAT you will gain:

By the end of the workshop, you will have ideas for the following:

<  Applications for your own organization

<  Assessing organization design and looking for improvements

<  Strengthening areas of talent management, employee engagement and employee retention

Who should attend:

“Optimizing Organization Design: A Critical Human Resources Skill” is valuable for: Human Resources executives who have some accountability for both Human Resources functioning and organization performance. It would also be of value to senior professionals in organization design and organization development.

Speaker bio(s)

 Ron Capelle

Ron Capelle, President & CEO

Ronald G. Capelle, President and CEO, has over 35 years of organization experience. He and his colleagues have developed the Optimizing Organization Design® approach. This approach is based on over 100 large scale projects and 24 research studies that they have conducted over the past 25 years. The research and client experience shows that this approach leads to better employee satisfaction, better customer satisfaction and better financial performance.

Ron has written Optimizing Organization Design: A Proven Approach to Enhance Financial Performance, Customer Satisfaction and Employee Engagement (San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 2014). This book includes a description of the approach; insightful comments from over 30 executives on their success in using this approach; 23 previously unpublished research studies; and four case studies.

Ron has successfully completed many very complex projects, including improving the operations of an organization in over 60 countries. He has consulted with virtually all types of organizations in the private sector, non profit sector and the government sector. He has supported global clients with operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

As well as consulting, Ron has completed extensive research into organization design and uses the data to offer clients a customized, proven approach to strategic organization design. This includes benchmarking databases with over 59,000 manager – direct report relationships and over 13,000 employee satisfaction questionnaire responses.

With a Ph.D. from York University, Ron is also a Certified Management Consultant (CMC); a Certified Organization Development Consultant; a Registered Psychologist (CPsych); a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL); and has completed the academic requirements for the Directors Education Program (University of Toronto Rotman School of Management and ICD Corporate Governance College).

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