Executive teams from around the world use the Management Design Canvas to review, design, scale, and train management as the essential institutional capability for a dynamic era. Join them by applying the canvas to clearly understand how your organization's management capabilities and system support leaders create value and grow their business.

Management on One Page

Use the canvas with the Performance Triangle model and the AGILITYINSIGHTS Diagnostic to review, articulate, design, and develop management.

AGILITY INSIGHTS Diagnostic Canvas

The canvas offers choices on all five frames and links them into a coherent and scalable management approach:

PEOPLE: How work gets done

ORGANIZATION: How work is coordinated

STAKEHOLDERS: How work is aligned

ENVIRONMENT: How work adapts to changes

MANAGEMENT: How decisions translate into action and work

Tools for Design of Management

The canvas integrates design, diagnostics, thinking aids, and mentoring into a coherent approach:

FRAMEWORK: MANAGEMENT DESIGN establishes the blueprint and shared language for better management with principles, examples, tools, and practices.
INSIGHTS: The web-based AGILITYINSIGHTS Diagnostic offers deep insights on the five frames for a review with benchmarks and recommendations.
DESIGN: The 3-step methodology, decode, design, develop, guides through the design of management as a capability supported by 30 visual thinking tools.
CHANGE: The canvas guides the transformation from current to future capabilities by clearly identifying the key issues and gaps that require attention.
MENTORING: The canvas serves a mentoring guide with questions, a coherent framework and integrated model on how to management organizations in a dynamic environment.


Get Started with Your Canvas!

There are two ways to get started:

Use the CANVAS with questions, frames and concepts from the MANAGEMENT DESIGN book to start shaping your organization's management capabilities.

Use the MANAGEMENT INSIGHTS Diagnostic to review your management and get the CANVAS report with your management score.

Learn More About the Canvas!

For further insights, read our books, MANAGEMENT DESIGN and THE PERFORMANCE TRIANGLE, various articles, the blog, and our research publications.

Talk to us about a MANAGEMENT LAB for your organization, the MASTER CLASS certification program, or other events to learn about the practical use of the canvas for your project.



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