Building a cohesive leadership team is the first critical step that an organization must take if it is to have the best chance at success.” These lines by Patrick Lencioni accurately put across that alignment within the top team is critical for an organization to win in the marketplace.
True leaders can actually understand when the team is not really aligned or when team alignment begins to decline. If a leader has to achieve what he wants, he needs to have a fully aligned team and the team needs to understand the whys, what's and hows of their contribution to the overall organizational objectives. However, the vital questions that a leader can ask to assess how well the team is in alignment are — “Does the team understand the top priorities of the organization?”; “Do they have the right talent for the right job?”; “Do they collaborate and at the same time challenge each other?”; “Do they share a common commitment and accoun...
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