Dr Naomi Stanford is an organisation design practitioner teacher, and author. She is the author of a number of books: Organization Design: Engaging with Change, Organization Design, the Collaborative Approach, The Economist Guide to Organization Design, Organization Culture: Getting it Right and Organizational Health: An Integrated Approach to Building Optimum Performance. Her new book Organisation Design: A Practitioner’s Guide was published in June 2018.
During her earlier UK career she was a corporate employee of large multinational companies, including Price Waterhouse, British Airways, Xerox and Marks & Spencer where she was Head of Organisation Design and Development. She then moved to the US working as an organisation design consultant to a range of organisations in the government, non-profit and private sectors and provided consulting services to many organisations including, the American Red Cross, Shell, Gap, Commonwealth of Virginia, State of Maryland, World Bank, and the Federal Government General Services Administration. She returned to the UK to work as an organisation design adviser in the UK government sector.
Additionally, Naomi writes articles, speaks at conferences, and tweets regularly on organisation design and is on the Advisory Boards of the CIPD, European Organisation Design Forum, Organisation Design Community, and Organisation Design Forum (US).