By Don Shapiro, President, First Concepts Consultants, Inc. For too long, structure has been viewed as something separate from strategy. Structure is how the entire organization operates, not just its organization chart. Revising structures are often seen as ways to improve efficiency, promote teamwork, create synergy or reduce cost. Yes, restructuring can do all that […]
Articles about strategic alignment and the marriage of strategy and structure
Managing change is really about leading change by influencing people to voluntarily embrace the change and align themselves with where the organization is going. The only way to lead change is with an aligned team of effective leaders. Change is more about people than the change itself.
7 keys to successful teamwork. Effective teamwork can do more than we can do by ourselves but it takes a combination of factors to produce great results.
Strategic alignment, while clearly not a hot trending topic, is actually the key to exceptional strategy execution How do we get our organization to execute our strategies….consistently and effectively in a way that delivers the results we want? You can create great strategies, brilliant innovations, ideas to out position the competition, memorable branding, raise your […]
Build a sustaining culture so your strategy keeps delivering good results You’ve created a great new strategy. Or your going through a massive change initiative. Perhaps you just want to insure the results you have been producing continue long into the future. Even if you successfully aligned your organization with your strategy and goals, how […]