which organigram? STRUCTURES• Neo Pyramid-like• Tree-like• Web-like
PIXAR’s operating principles• Everyone must have the freedom to communicate with anyone• It must be safe for everyone to offer ideas• We must stay close to innovations happening in the academic community Ed Catmull “How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity”, HBR
BUSINESS STRUCTURES• What STRUCTURE does your organization have/foster?• What do you think of Pixar’s PRINCIPLES? Are they applicable to ALL Enterprises? To your’s? Why not?• Which EXAMPLES can you think of for the different organigrams? (Military forces, refugee camp, hospital, university ....)• WHAT is the role of a leader in each organigram? Managers? Workers?• Is one organigram more PRODUCTIVE than another? Why?• Can you DRAW other kinds of structures? (Snow crystals, leafs, brain ...)• How does a structure affect MARKETING/PRODUCTS? (Think of Apple’s use of “PC guy” in their ads.) How does it affect the work SPACE?• How are organigrams affected in a MERGER? Are HYBRIDS created?• BUT MOST IMPORTANT: What is YOUR life’s organigram?