Senior partner Rob Smith just led construction consultancy Davis Langdon through a major organizational changes in Europe and the Middle East. In the past, compensation arrangements was not a partner in the company to customers increasingly global and complex needs are work incentives. In 2007, under the leadership of Smith, the partnership agreed to implement holistic change. This involved a shift from geographical to sector structure and a new profit system that encoura … Read more »

Senior partner Rob Smith just led construction consultancy Davis Langdon through a major organizational changes in Europe and the Middle East. In the past, compensation arrangements was not a partner in the company to customers increasingly global and complex needs are work incentives. In 2007, under the leadership of Smith, the partnership agreed to implement holistic change. This involved a shift from geographical to sector structure and gain a new system to work together with the partner promoted to benefit the company as a whole. Amid the global economic crisis, Smith must decide how to expand on a global basis the alignment of the company started, has to reach in Europe and the Middle East.
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Robert G. Eccles,
Kaitlyn Simpson
Source: Harvard Business School
15 pages.
Publication Date: Jul 07, 2010. Prod #: 411006-PDF-ENG
One Firm One Future at Davis Langdon (A) HBR case solution