Organization Building

What is your org structure? If the answer to the above question is “it depends”, then you are either a fast-growing rocket ship startup or you are genuinely clueless about organization building. Either way, you need help. The truth is, if you are a rocket ship, then you have a brand new organization every year or two. The nature of product building, pivoting and the overall product-market fit is such that it becomes really difficult to stay sane and stable operationally. Organization building is a long, painful, and at times slow process. But more than that, it can be really chaotic. And it involves balancing two kinds of talent—mercenary and missionary. In this chapter, we are going to be spending time with leaders shaping everything from organization building blocks to culture and talent management at some of the Indian SaaS companies.