Nothing does more damage to an organization than a lack of alignment in the senior leadership team. When alignment does not exist at senior levels, the entire organization feels it. The interesting thing about alignment is that it is a binary concept. It either exists or it doesn’t. Think about the wheels of a car — “almost aligned” is not good enough. Misalignment results in a bumpy ride not just for the driver, but also for all the passengers on board. However, unlike in a car, in an organization, misalignment gets amplified exponentially as you move further down the organization.
According to a recent AON Hewitt Global Best Employer Research Report ‘Engagement is derived from the way a senior leader connects with other senior leaders in the organization and how effective and accountable they are as a unit.”
Senior leadership alignment has a far reaching impact on employee engagement, organizational performance and ultimately the success o...
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