Every organizational leader knows the importance of rewarding good performance and how difficult it is to design organizations that work as they are supposed to. Through interactive group exercises, case discussions, and exchanges with industry practitioners, this course provides insights into how to group, link and align organizational units and design effective incentive plans to motivate employees to meet organizational goals.
Participants will better understand the following and more:
- Principles and methods of strategic organizational design
- How to set organizational goals that motivate employees and link such goals to monetary incentives
- The incentives that organizations can offer to attract, retain, and manage employees who do not respond to traditional monetary rewards
Prof. Ambra Mazzelli’s research and teaching focuses on the causes, dynamics, and consequences of organizational change in family firms. Her work has recently appeared in the Academy of Management Review – the most influential business journal worldwide. The article describes the forces driving the evolution of small family firms into some of the most iconic, complex, and diversified organizations in countries around the world.
Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations
International Faculty Fellow at MIT
AREA OF EXPERTISE
Organizational Change, Family Business Management
This course is designed for general managers and senior functional managers who coordinate diverse groups and groups of diverse individuals. It can also benefit HR managers and staff executives who manage training and education.