Advanced Collaboration Research

Sharing practical ways to engage in the Collaboration Revolution

In the relationship era of business, networked structure rules

In the heyday of the industrial era, business jargon had a mechanical ring to it. A flourishing organization was a “well-oiled machine,” and terms…
Brandon Klein Dec 04, 2017

The Corporation As You Know It Is Probably Obsolete

By Umair Haque
Brandon Klein Mar 08, 2017

Optimizing Each Part of a Firm Doesn’t Optimize the Whole Firm

Yet look a little closer and it becomes clear that the real problem wasn’t callousness, but mismanagement. The defect in the ignition system was, in…
Brandon Klein Feb 23, 2016

The Synchronized Organization

The Path To Synchronized Organizations
Brandon Klein Jun 11, 2015

Holacracy at Zappos: It’s either the future of management or a social experiment gone awry

“The hardest part is operating in two worlds right now,” says Hsieh, who currently sits in 16 circles and holds a few dozen roles including lead link…
Brandon Klein Jan 28, 2015

John Kotter - The Eight Accelerators

1. Create a sense of urgency around a single big opportunity.
Brandon Klein Jan 25, 2015

The Key to Change Is Middle Management

At the inaugural meeting of a change transformation effort under way at a hospital in San Jose, California, nurse Michelle delaCalle faced a room…
Brandon Klein Nov 26, 2014

Decluttering the company

The Economist - Businesses must fight a relentless battle against bureaucracy
Brandon Klein Aug 16, 2014

A A A Organization

A few weeks ago I was talking to a potential client, CEO, about his concerns that his business was not keeping up with changes in his market-space. I…
Brandon Klein Jun 03, 2014

Shifts in Thinking to Achieve Transformative Scale

1. Strategy: Product to Platform
Brandon Klein Jun 01, 2014