10 Steps to Organizational Alignment
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10 Stt d i ti l
10 Stepstoward organizational
–noun1.an adjustment to a line; arrangement in a
straight line.2. the proper adjustment of the components of an
circuit, machine, etc., for coordinated functioning.
3.a state of agreement or cooperation among persons, groups, nations, etc., with a common cause or viewpoint.
Dictionary.com. Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc.
“From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.” ‒ Eph 4:16, HCSV
Research every element of the externalenvironment that could affect the achievement of your purpose.
Connect with the community of which your organization is a part.
Select the market you will serve, the services you will offer, and the technologies you will use.
Make sure that structure
Align your leadership style to your strategy and to your stage of organizational development.
Identify the steps that lead to the achievement of your purpose.
Multiply your radius of influence by investing in others.
Install systems for measuring whether you are being true to your core values.
9. Measure what you value
When all systems are alignedan effect is produced
that is greater than the sumof the parts.
Dr. Greg Waddell
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