Retreat.  Align.  Achieve Goals.

“Workforce recruitment, retention, and training can be more closely aligned to operational realities when transparency exists between strategic and development priorities.”

~Forbes | Insights “Closing the Alignment Gap”

Benefits of Alignment

  • Improved Communication
  • Engaged Employees
  • Loyalty
  • Focused Leadership
  • Collaborative Working Environment
  • Trust
  • Stronger Relationships with Clients and Colleagues
  • Creative Thinking
  • Increased Productivity and Sales
  • Clarity

According to the Project Management Institute, the non-profit standard bearer of project management*,

  • High-performing, aligned organizations successfully complete 89% of projects (v. 36% for low performers).
  • Resulting waste is 12 times less than unaligned, low-performing organizations.
  • Organizations that see a high alignment between projects and strategy report that 65% of original goals are met.

 

(Costs) of Misalignment

  • Poor communication
  • Low Morale
  • High Turnover
  • Unconnected to Business
  • Lower Productivity
  • Lowered Sales

According to the Project Management Institute, the non-profit standard bearer of project management*,

  • 88% of executives know how important implementing strategy is to an organization.  YET, only 61% recognize a disconnect between conception and implementation.
  • 9% of organizations rate themselves as excellent on executing initiatives that deliver strategic results, which means
  • Only 56% of strategic initiatives meet original goals and business intent.
  • This leads to a 10% loss, with organizations losing $109 million out of ever $1billion invested in projects and programs. 

*PMI.  The High Cost of Low Performance, 2014