Milano Organizational Assessment & Diagnosis Class April 26, 2007

Note: Prior presentation


8-8.15pm Introductions

Around the group.
Name, role, burning question about organizational assessment

8.15pm-8.30pm- 10 Questions

1. Anyone recall a big news story about businesses and organizations Monday April 23?

2. Which company emerged as the number 1 global brand?

3. How long did it take them to accomplish this leading brand position?

4. What company did they supplant?

5. What is your experience with this company?

6. What does this company produce?

7. How do they create value?

8. Why are they so successful?

9. What do you think their organization looks like?

10. ..............................

8.30-8.45pm Google Networks

Servers -- 450,000
Google Ad Network
The Google Network is made up of websites and other products, such as email programs and blogs, who partner with Google to publish targeted AdWords ads. With no extra work, you'll reach a vast and highly-targeted audience.
Employees - 7,942 full-time employees as of June 30, 2006.
Board of Directors
About Google
Google Culture Google blog
Google Management

Question: How do you think Laszlo Bock, Vice President, People Operations considers organizational assessment & diagnosis?

8.45-9pm Techniques for Understanding Organizations as Networks

Organizational Network Analysis- Network Roundtable, Valdis Krebs,UCINET. Net Work

Value Network Analysis
Complexity Sciences Santa Fe Institute NIH- Using Complexity to Study the HealthCare Industry

9-9.30pm Personal Network Drawing Exercise

9.30-9.45pm Sharing and concluding thoughts