organizational change

2021 OrgChart Year in Review

2021 OrgChart Year in Review:Reorgs, recruiting pushes and managing remote or hybrid workforces were new and urgent needs as the economy corrected itself from the turmoil of 2020. It was a big year of organisational change for many companies across the globe. As a workplace management tool, our software was [...]

January 26th, 2022|

7 Goals Of Succession Planning

7 Goals Of Succession Planning Succession Planning is a process by which an organization ensures that employees are recruited and developed to fill key roles within a company. Succession planning is not just about establishing paths for promotion, it’s about matching the right person for every job in a company. [...]

January 27th, 2021|

Span of Control is Important

Why Span of Control is Important What is span of control? When examining organisational structure, span of control is an important metric to understand. Simply, span of control refers to the number of employees under a manager’s direct control (i.e. a manager with five direct reports has a span [...]

June 17th, 2020|

The Impact of Contractors

 Visualising the Impact of ContractorsMost companies of size today balance a workforce of employees and contractors. A recent NPR/Marist poll showed 1 in 5 jobs is held under a contract. Loosely defined, an employee will just be working for your organisation, generally works at your place of business, is entitled [...]

February 5th, 2020|

Making Sense of Your Data

Making Sense of your HR Data with Org Charts The great power of modern organizational chart software is being able to make sense of the trove of HR data you already have. By importing the data into a centralized chart, data is transformed into something organized and visual which can [...]

December 18th, 2019|

Organizational Structure

3 Basic Types of Organisational Structure With the growth of any company the reporting structure must change. Three common systems of hierarchy have emerged among the companies we work with. We’ve listed them below with a brief explanation: 1. Functional A functional structure is simply one that divides a [...]

December 4th, 2019|

Data Integrity in HR Projects

HR Data Integrity for Organizational Change Projects.OfficeWork Software has provided our clients with workforce planning and organizational change solutions since 2005. During this time we have worked on many different organizational change initiatives: mergers, spin-offs, delayering, downsizing and gearing for rapid growth. Over time we have observed that data integrity [...]

September 25th, 2019|