'Naomi Stanford has produced another helpful, practical and well-researched contribution for expert practitioners, professionals and students of the field. Her books are essential reading for anyone who wants an expert but comprehensive guide to a subject.'
Matt Nixon, Global Head of Talent, Barclays
Guide to Organisation Design
'This is an essential book for managers thinking about changing their organization. It lays out a clear, practical route to organization design success. Reading it before rushing into things would help them avoid the mistakes associated with change management projects'
Jules Muis, former Vice-President and Controller, World Bank
'A practical and clear headed guide to a fundamental part of successful strategy. It is as aware of the traps and difficulties of organisational culture as of the huge value of – somehow – getting it right'
Richard Whittington, Professor of Strategic Management, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK
'Naomi Stanford has produced the consummate guidebook for human resource professionals who are charged with shepherding a complex organization design project through to completion. It is full of useful tools to help manage the tricky but often overlooked 'softer' aspects of organization change programs, such as communication plans, expectation management and rallying important stakeholders.'
Jay R. Galbraith, Senior Research Scientist