15 July 2016 Organizational transformation to improve operational efficiency at Gemini South
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In this paper we will describe how the Gemini South Engineering team has been reorganized from different functional units into a cross-disciplinary team while executing a transition plan that imposes several staff reductions, driven by budget reductions. Several factors are of critical importance to the success of any change in organization. Budgetary processes, staff diversity, leadership style, skill sets and planning are all important factors to take into account to achieve a successful outcome. We will analyze the organizational alignment by using some proven management models and concepts.
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M. van der Hoeven, Diego Maltes, Rolando Rogers, "Organizational transformation to improve operational efficiency at Gemini South", Proc. SPIE 9910, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VI, 99100X (15 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232670; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232670
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