Internal alignment is often that spot where every manager in the organization is happy, while everyone looking from the outside (customers included) have no clue what is going on.
Aligning is important, but it needs to happen on broad topics. Values, principles, long-term targets.
When alignment gets down to the tactics, to the details, it turns into agreement. It becomes a patchwork that at best reflects the ego and desires of a limited amount of people.
3 thoughts on “Aligning”
Is this what I have been missing…. unemployed and my struggle has been more real than I could have ever imagined. Healthcare Mgmt. I thought I was a great manager, and yet for the first time in my life I have been jobless for 6 months. On the edge…so maybe more on you post – Alignment?
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