Monthly Archives: September 2015

September 9th, 2015 Systems posted by dmerritts View Comments

The Right Way to Restructure a Team or Company

Restructuring causes chaos. Layoffs sucks. Unfortunately, every leader needs to do it from time-to-time. It never gets emotionally easier, but recovering from it with dedication and renewed trust from your team is achievable. Do It Once, Do It Right Morale is often the largest hit of a restructuring. To maintain a one-time morale reduction and a collective path forward, it’s best to only have a single occurrence to create a new normal. Slow, pre-announced, and prolonged layoffs ensure that your teams are in fear of losing their job and all progress stops until everyone feels safe again. Robust Communication A …

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