When organisations change their structures, there is great value in stress-testing the proposed new arrangements to ensure they will work as intended, and will not generate unintended adverse outcomes. Organisational HAZOPs provide one way of doing this. This technical note outlines the process we use for organisational HAZOPs and the guidewords we recommend for such studies.
You can read the technical note and download a pdf version here.
This technical note complements a related note on procedural HAZOP we published a few months ago. You can read that note and download a pdf version here.