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Execution IS the Strategy by Laura Stack

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CHAPTER 8Plan for Goal Achievement

People mistrust or distrust the ambiguous—so be crystal clear about what your team members should be accomplishing in their daily activities. When you’ve communicated your expectations well, you’re more likely to get what you want, and everyone is more productive and effective.

Good strategic alignment consists of practices that connect organizational strategy with employee performance as fully and directly as possible. When you properly align your organizational structure, then your employees act as strategic enablers of the company policy, mission, and vision—all working from the same standards toward the same ends. This can only happen when upper management willingly shares its goals with everyone and sets ...

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