“The key to great interviewing is listening—concentrating solely on the answer to be sure you're aligned with your guest. The same is true for great business leaders. Art’s guide for gaining greater alignment can help any team or organization achieve top performance. —Larry King, the world’s most recognized interviewer
Nonfiction/Business & Economics
“The key to great interviewing is listening—concentrating solely on the answer to be sure you're aligned with your guest. The same is true for great business leaders. Art’s guide for gaining greater alignment can help any team or organization achieve top performance.”—Larry King, the world’s most recognized interviewer
Leading organizations worldwide are evolving from the idea of employee engagement to that of organizational alignment. More important in today’s virtual work environment, The Art of Alignment provides a roadmap to creating alignment to your mission and vision to distributed teams. Readers will discover the answers to:
- How bought in to the mission and vision are your employees?
- Are leaders across your organization aligned?
- How are your KPIs integrated into the organizational alignment?
The Art of Alignment takes a data-driven approach to organizational alignment. When executives add PURPOSE to engagement, coupled with measurement, your organization will experience market-leading performance. By following the 9-Pillars approach to leadership, your organization can increase key metrics by as much as 28% with each percentage point improvement in alignment.
The approach to organizational alignment is organized into four parts; how it can be measured, practiced and analyzed:
Part 1 – Alignment is the Responsibility of Leadership Part 2 – The Nine Pillars of Alignment Part 3 – The Data-Driven Leadership Playbook Part 4 – The Scientific Leader - Where Data Science Meets Leadership Decisions
By adopting a scientific approach to your leadership style, leaders are able to visualize how to improve employee engagement and performance.
This book is about helping you develop the strategic leadership skills necessary to achieve higher performance through the individuals who make up your organization. Reading it is like taking an MBA course in workplace performance. Implementing the strategies within these pages is bound to enhance your career as a leader and generate incredible results for your organization. —Harvey Mackay, author of Pushing the Envelope All the Way to the Top
The creativity and individual initiative of our employees is a foundation of our innovation model. The Art of Alignment outlines and drives home the importance of creativity and empowerment within an aligned organization to match performance with purpose. —John Banovetz, CTO, 3M
As a fraternity of excellence, it is paramount for Alphas to be aligned with our mission of leadership, brotherhood, academic achievement, and community advocacy. Following The Art of Alignment will help us achieve our strategic goals and increase our community impact. —Dr. Willis Lonzer III, General President, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.“This is an exceptional book for anyone aspiring to be a CEO. The art of management has evolved over time in many ways. Leadership has become more complex recently with the issues of diversity, inclusion, globalization, and ESG. This book provides a roadmap with various details, ideas, and references on how to lead successful, effective organizations.
When leading sales-driven organizations, getting teams to align with a company’s mission and vision is a game-changer. If you're seeking answers for creating a high-performance team, look no further. Use the strategies in this book as your guide. —Tom Hopkins, best-selling author of How to Master the Art of Selling