Activating Global Operating Models: The bridge from organization design to performance

Amy Kates, Gregory Kesler


This article introduces the concept of activation and discusses its use in the implementation of global operating models by large multinational companies. We argue that five particular activators help set in motion the complex strategies and organizations required by global operating models.


matrix organization; global operating model; organization design; activating global operating models

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ISSN: 2245-408X

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