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Maverick* Research: Operate Your Business Like a Lego Set to Win in Disruptive Times

Published: 25 September 2017

ID: G00333491

Analyst(s): Jennifer Loveland


When the environment for a company changes rapidly, static operating models struggle to respond. Creating operational design agility with a modular operating model allows responsiveness to strategy and customer changes. (Maverick research exposes unconventional thinking and advice.)

Table Of Contents
  • Specific Maverick Caution
  • Maverick Findings
  • Maverick Recommendations

*Maverick Research


  • What You Really Need to Know
  • Expanded Treatment
  • Use a Modular Operating Model to Achieve Design Agility
  • Disruptions of the Digital Business Age Require Operational Design Agility in Organizations
  • Adopt a Modular Operating Model to Enable Complex Business Models or Rapidly Changing Strategies
    • Follow Six Steps to Create a Modular Operating Model

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