Organization Network Analysis


Leadership coaching

Managers learn to develop their networking competencies as a leadership trait. This is a coaching format session for managers to explore the dynamics of their relationships and develop strategies to foster networks to improve performance. The session offers perspectives of how relationships shape behavior of colleagues, customers and partners.

  • Explore the networks managers are embedded into
  • Identify the strengths, gaps, unused opportunities, missing links, impediments in the network
  • Strategy plan to systematically use the networks linked to improve performance

For whom?

  • -Executives, managers, team leads, and project managers leading teams involving collaboration with diverse stakeholders within and outside the organization.

Change management

Develop strategies to leverage networks around specific change contexts. By understanding the structure, formal and informal connections, and key influencers in the network, managers are able to target interventions effectively.

  • Introductory session to define the change context in terms of social networks
  • Qualitative and quantitative surveys with relevant parts of the organization
  • Strategy recommendations

For whom?

  • -Ideal for navigating cultural change, adoption of new processes, agile and scrum teams.

Network metrics

Systematic development of five key indicators of network development around organizational goals -

  • Collaboration: The intensity of interactions in the organization - Is the network sparse, clustered (silos), or dense?
  • Agility: Is the network able to self organize in disruptions or is it protocol/authority driven?
  • Resilience: Are key people in the network effectively engaged? Or the organization is susceptible to employees leaving the organization with mission critical knowledge?
  • Empowerment: How accessible is the network to enable advocating for ideas and initiatives from different parts of the organization. Or is it a top down command driven?
  • Diversity: Does the network enable diverse perspectives and flow of information? Or people tend to cluster around similar views and attributes?

For whom?

  • -recurring problems of employee burnout, attrition, and lower level of engagement
  • -need to pivot to higher goals of consistent innovation, productivity, sustainability
  • -designing leadership development programs, manage potential conflict situations