Org Structure: Adapting The Porter Value Chain

In 1985, Harvard professor Michael Porter authored a landmark book entitled “Competitive Advantage.” The book’s subtitle was “creating and sustaining superior performance.” The first two chapters hit hard, introducing a unique categorization of business and a new way to look…

Tom to Speak at CUC Roundtable Conference

GC's Tom Glatt will speak at CU Conferences' 2019 Director's Roundtable Conference. This conference, to be held October 14 - 18, 2019 at the Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California, offers credit union volunteers and CEOs access to in-depth sessions…

Kill The Credit Union Org Chart: Revisited

Sample Credit Union Value Chain

In 2011 we published a post titled "Kill the Credit Union Org Chart" that continues to drive a substantial amount of site traffic. In that post we outlined a different way of thinking about credit union organizational structure than the typical departmental approach taken…

Is your team aligned? Is it ready to execute in 2013?

As you prepare for the execution of your credit union's 2013 strategic plans, consider this question: Do you know whether the organizational priorities of your management team are aligned? Furthermore, do you know whether team members share the same views…