Organizational Strategy Consulting

For leaders seeking more in-depth support, Topo offers organizational strategy consulting. Our consulting work is led by founder Maria Lambert, a former project manager at Bain & Company. Maria brings deep experience in this domain, having advised 35+ management teams on strategic organizational issues. We aim to serve as your thought partner on your most pressing challenges. Our approach is data-driven and analytical, yet practical. We recognizes behavior change is hard, and do our best to bring forward creative and engaging solutions that teams will actually implement. 


Areas of Expertise

– Strategic Planning, with focus on Human Capital
– Organizational Structure & Design
– Decision Rights (RAPID, RACI)
– Management Assessments
– Business-Aligned “Learning & Development Program” Support
– Compensation Strategy and Budgeting
– 360 Degree Reviews
– Culture Mapping & Culture Change

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Case Studies

Decision Rights Planning
Partnered closely with executive team to identify 5 most critical recurring organizational decisions and to map out current decision-making process. Reworked entire process to establish clear decision rights using RAPID formula. Assisted in exec team implementation. 

Growth Organization Restructuring
Working closely with Exec Team, assessed organizational health of each department as well as department head effectiveness and future potential. Developed talent management plan and new organizational structure to support growth initiatives. 

Strategic Planning Support
Led 2-day management team offsite workshop to develop strategic priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. Through follow-on support, worked with department leads to set quarterly objectives and KPIs that supported strategic plan.