Organizational assessment
& development

Strengthen organizational culture
in alignment with long-term vision

Align structure and staff with your long-term strategy

Structure follows strategy. Leaders know that they must find ways to translate their organization's long-term strategy into effective organizational structures, processes and policies. AGH's consultants can help you with the translation.

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Organizational assessment & development

Consider who benefits

Any organization experiencing or preparing to initiate significant growth or change

Any business owner wanting to get more out of their company

Consider the benefits

Identify and reach their strategic goals

Align organizational structure with long-term strategy

Clarify positional roles, responsibilities and accountabilities

Ensure the right individuals are in the right places

Strengthen organizational culture in alignment with the long-term vision

Provide organizational analysis, support problem solving and skill development

How AGH's organizational assessment & development service can help your organization

AGH's consultants have supported leaders in a wide variety of industries to assess their organizational and cultural strengths and weaknesses, and to help prepare them for the future. Clarifying organizational relationships and positional roles and responsibilities helps drive the performance and accountability required for significant change.

Much like DNA, healthy organizations need to be strong in three areas: strategy, execution, and people/culture. AGH’s Entrepreneurial Transformation System (ETS) is a simple process that creates the framework and cadence for your organization to address all three areas in the right sequence, pulling together proven tools and processes from a variety of the world’s leading minds. Participants leave with a clear, shared vision amongst all employees, getting things done with a regular rhythm, and having the right people in the right seats with accountability to drive performance.

Frequently asked questions

What organizational changes do you typically recommend?

Each organization is different, so there is no “typical.” We always start with an organizational assessment first to understand the unique situation, then create recommendations from there. Much like you wouldn’t want a doctor prescribing medicine until she has done a physical, we don’t want to make any recommendations until we understand the organization’s needs.

How do you assess an organization?

This can be done in a number of ways, but usually includes some combination of interviews, surveys, and document review.

Are there any prerequisites for doing organizational assessment and development?

There don’t have to be, but ideally it would be in combination with a strategic plan so that the organizational structure can be aligned with the future direction of the company.

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Daniel White

Vice President
Org. Development & Family Business Services

Daniel White assists organizations with their organizational development needs, including strategic and operational planning, leadership development, succession and exit planning, and family business advising. He has worked with a wide range of industries, including construction, healthcare, manufacturing, banking, not-for-profits, and government organizations. He has also worked internationally as an organizational development consultant, serving organizations in Bolivia, Guatemala and Ghana. Prior to advising organizations, he worked in not-for-profit leadership and operations, directing projects with clients such as the US Department of State and the United Nations Population Fund.

Daniel serves as associate director of the Kansas Family Business Forum, hosted by Wichita State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship. He holds a certificate in Family Business Advising from The Family Firm Institute. Daniel also earned his Certified Exit Planner designation from BEI. This designation demonstrates he is qualified to provide comprehensive, professionally executed exit planning services. He has been published in Fast Company and several academic journals, and he has presented at a number of national conferences.