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Running Head: ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY ALIGNMENT 1
Organizational strategy Alignment
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ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY ALIGNMENT 2
What are the benefits of alignment?
The process of aligning organizational strategic objectives and individual performance
involves various steps. Goals and objectives are the first steps in setting organizational goals.
The organization's strategic plan defines the company's goals and objectives. Goals should be
clear to enable the organization to achieve company-wide results. The setting of goals allows
employees from every department to make appropriate decisions with a long or short-term target,
allowing them to achieve tangible results (Alagaraja, & Shuck, 2015). The organization's goals
should have an excellent vision to help all the workers to see, share, and strive toward daily roles
and duties.
Communication of the organization's vision and strategy is the second step. A unified
vision and direction enable the employees to move in the same direction (Collins, & Porras,
1996). The company explicitly defines clear reasons for existing and communicates goals and
visions to the staff to understand its role within the market. The organizational strategy must be
simple, straightforward, and easy to articulate how it will achieve the goals. The setting of
individual goals is the third step. Personal goals help in defining roles and responsibilities that
every employee should be attempting to achieve. These goals are always linked to the company's
goals and objectives (Schiemann, 2009). Organizations achieve their goals if only individual
goals are appropriately aligned with organizational strategy.
Goal alignment is a very crucial factor for any organization's success. For example,
Publix supermarket's goal alignments enable every employee to understand the company's
direction (Allen, & Montgomery, 2001). The employee knows how their responsibilities fit the
entire company. There are good customer experience and no customer confusion due to the
defined roles and responsibilities. All the departments and their members are responsible for

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Running Head: ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY ALIGNMENT Organizational strategy Alignment Student s Name Institutional Affiliation Date of Submission 1 ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY ALIGNMENT 2 What are the benefits of alignment? The process of aligning organizational strategic objectives and individual performance involves various steps. Goals and objectives are the first steps in setting organizational goals. The organization's strategic plan defines the company's goals and objectives. Goals should be clear to enable the organization to achieve company-wide results. The setting of goals allows employees from every department to make appropriate decisions with a long or short-term target, allowing them to achieve tangible results (Alagaraja, & Shuck, 2015). The organization's goals should have an excellent vision to help all the workers to see, share, and strive toward daily roles and duties. Communication of the organization's vision and strategy is the second step. A unified vision and direction enable the employees to move in the same direction (Collins, & Porras, 1996). The company explicitly defines clear reasons for existing and communicates goals and visions to the staff to understand its role within the market. The organizational strategy must be simple, straightforward, and easy to articulate how it will achieve the goals. The setting of individual goals is the third step. Personal goals help in defining roles and responsibilities that every employee should be attempting ...
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