The helix organization

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SUMMARY
Separating people-leadership tasks from day-to-day business leadership can help organizations strike a better balance between centralization and decentralization, reduce complexity, and embrace agility.

As our business environment has become more complex and interconnected, we seem to be replicating that in our organizations, creating complex matrix structures that simply don’t work anymore.”

This content originally appeared at https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/the-helix-organization by Aaron De Smet, Sarah Kleinman, and Kirsten Weerda, and is © McKinsey & Company
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