Note: Images lifted from Simon Wardley
Pioneer, Settler and Town planner (PST) structure (below).
An alternative to the standard organisation by type (IT, Finance, Marketing, etc) or the various derivations of (Geography & Type, Business Unit & Type).
Under pure PST, there is no IT, Finance or Marketing departments or any grouping by type.
There is only a structure defined by evolution and flow; hence pioneers, settlers and town planners.
HOW THINGS EVOLVE:
VALUE CHAIN VS EVOLUTION: