Background Note | HBS Case Collection | July 1999 (Revised February 2001)

Organization Design of Owner-Managed Companies, The

by John A. Davis


Provides a concise overview of the key considerations and components of an organization's design. Examines how an organization's design must fit with both owners' goals and the organization's key success factors. Identifies several key aspects of an organization's design.

Keywords: Organizational Design;


Davis, John A. "Organization Design of Owner-Managed Companies, The." Harvard Business School Background Note 800-024, July 1999. (Revised February 2001.)