Chapter 2Perfect Phrases for Communicating a New Organizational Structure

New structures are the most complex of organizational changes. They can involve many levels of change: changes in responsibilities and roles, a new supervisor and/or new teammates, new customers, new performance metrics, a new compensation plan, and—potentially the most disruptive of all changes—layoffs. We have provided phrases to handle a wide range of potential situations. Remember to review them and find the words and style that work best for your particular situation.

Announcing Change

New Structure Business Case

The new structure is __________.

We are implementing this new structure to:

respond to our global customer base.

adapt to changing economic conditions

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