Date: 12 Jul 2018

Modelling Organisations as Systems 

Patrick Hoverstadt has worked as a consultant since 1995 with organisations in both the private and public sector, mainly focusing on issues to do with organisational structure and change.

He has worked on many restructuring projects, analysing structural weaknesses, and designing appropriate solutions and practical change plans with organisations such as AQA, Credit Suisse First Boston, Electricite de France, Fujitsu, Georgia Pacific, Glaxo, Graham & Brown, HM Customs & Excise, John Radcliffe NHS Trust, OVE Arup & Partners, Probation Service, Royal Academy of Engineering, Steelcase Strafor, Sun Microsystems and the World Bank. He specialises in systems approaches for analysing and designing organisations around business problems. Patrick is author of the book 'The Fractal organisation - creating sustainable organisations with the Viable System Model'. 


He has developed several methodologies using systems approaches including:

  • Mosaic Transformation for large-scale organisational change
  • Dynamic performance management for measuring adaptation and managerial performance
  • Ladder governance model for governance structures in joint ventures
  • A Strategic Risk methodology based on 'structural coupling'


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