The Headquarters Redesign
by Ralf Baron, Thomas Becker, Alejandro González, Petter Kilefors
A New Paradigm for Corporate Governance in Turbulent Times

In this Viewpoint, Arthur D. Little portrays a new governance paradigm and a lean head office set-up that adds significant value to the organization. We have to focus on the governance methodology. There are four levers that we have been using successfully to improve governance. Such an exercise touches habits, roles, responsibilities, traditional workflows and beliefs. It can be extremely effective – replacing frustrations with ineffective headquarters with pride in a truly agile organization that steers well.