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Introducing the Social Business Office

November 3rd, 2010

Social Business Office (SBO) is a centralized, internal consulting organization tasked with managing the cross-functional social business initiatives across an enterprise. The SBO acts as a hybrid organizations that provides internal consulting to business units and functional departments to coordinate initiatives across functional groups.

As many social business initiatives span across multiple enterprise functions, many organizations have struggled to implement the right business structure to manage these initiatives. The decentralized model is grossly inefficient, while a centralized organization is not sufficiently nimble enough for complex initiatives. The SBO model enables organizations to centralize planning, but decentralize execution.
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