The Art of Alignment by Art Johnson audiobook

The Art of Alignment: A Data-Driven Approach to Lead Aligned Organizations

By Art Johnson
Foreword by Harvey Mackay
Read by Eric Beckler

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“The key to great interviewing is listening—concentrating solely on the answer to be sure you're aligned with your guest. The same is true for great business leaders. Art’s guide for gaining greater alignment can help any team or organization achieve top performance.”—Larry King, the world’s most recognized interviewer Leading organizations worldwide are evolving from the idea of employee engagement to that of organizational alignment. More important in today’s virtual work environment, The Art of Alignment provides a roadmap to creating alignment to your mission and vision to distributed teams. Readers will discover the answers to: How bought in to the mission and vision are your employees? Are leaders across your organization aligned? How are your KPIs integrated into the organizational alignment? The Art of Alignment takes a data-driven approach to organizational alignment. When executives add PURPOSE to engagement, coupled with measurement, your organization will experience market-leading performance. By following the 9-Pillars approach to leadership, your organization can increase key metrics by as much as 28% with each percentage point improvement in alignment. The approach to organizational alignment is organized into four parts; how it can be measured, practiced and analyzed: Part 1 – Alignment is the Responsibility of Leadership Part 2 – The Nine Pillars of Alignment Part 3 – The Data-Driven Leadership Playbook Part 4 – The Scientific Leader - Where Data Science Meets Leadership Decisions By adopting a scientific approach to your leadership style, leaders are able to visualize how to improve employee engagement and performance.

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Summary

Summary

“The key to great interviewing is listening—concentrating solely on the answer to be sure you're aligned with your guest. The same is true for great business leaders. Art’s guide for gaining greater alignment can help any team or organization achieve top performance.”—Larry King, the world’s most recognized interviewer

Leading organizations worldwide are evolving from the idea of employee engagement to that of organizational alignment. More important in today’s virtual work environment, The Art of Alignment provides a roadmap to creating alignment to your mission and vision to distributed teams. Readers will discover the answers to:

  • How bought in to the mission and vision are your employees?
  • Are leaders across your organization aligned?
  • How are your KPIs integrated into the organizational alignment?

The Art of Alignment takes a data-driven approach to organizational alignment. When executives add PURPOSE to engagement, coupled with measurement, your organization will experience market-leading performance. By following the 9-Pillars approach to leadership, your organization can increase key metrics by as much as 28% with each percentage point improvement in alignment.

The approach to organizational alignment is organized into four parts; how it can be measured, practiced and analyzed:

Part 1 – Alignment is the Responsibility of Leadership Part 2 – The Nine Pillars of Alignment Part 3 – The Data-Driven Leadership Playbook Part 4 – The Scientific Leader - Where Data Science Meets Leadership Decisions

By adopting a scientific approach to your leadership style, leaders are able to visualize how to improve employee engagement and performance.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

As Chief Legal Officer for a major insurance company, maintaining alignment to our mission and purpose was critical to achieving success in the face of exacting regulatory requirements. Art’s book does a great job of helping leaders understand how they can better lead and align their organizations. Wayne Robinson, Former Chief Legal Officer (retired), Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
When Art and I worked together at USWest, I saw how his grasp of alignment to mission and vision had the power to create something great. The Art of Alignment is the culmination of the learnings and practice he developed and grew over time. John Kelley, Chairman & CEO, CereHealth Corp.“When I was CEO of Watson Wyatt Worldwide, I pushed hard with SHRM to include alignment issues as part of their certification process. The Art of Alignment does a great job of not only outlining the core pillars of alignment but showing how to practice the techniques and measure the impact.
I depend on aligned employees to keep us innovative and ensure our customer’s best experience. The Art of Alignment does a great job outlining ways to keep that innovation and creativity at the core of aligning a company’s mission and vision. Highly recommended. Jennifer Smith, President & CEO, Innovative Office Solutions
As I was watching my father, Herb Brooks, lead the 1980 US Olympic Hockey team to Gold, I saw firsthand how alignment to mission and vision conquered the toughest foes. The Art of Alignment shows how you can align your organization in ways to drive success. Dan Brooks, Managing Director of RBC Wealth Management and son of legendary Olympic Hockey Coach, Herb Brooks
Law enforcement officers who fully embrace the mission and vision of their office will work diligently to enhance public trust. The Art of Alignment brings forth the key concepts and practices that we have used to align our office and pursue better business practices. Sheriff James Stuart, Anoka County, MN and Secretary of the National Sheriffs' Association
When leading sales-driven organizations, getting teams to align with a company’s mission and vision is a game-changer. If you're seeking answers for creating a high-performance team, look no further. Use the strategies in this book as your guide. Tom Hopkins, best-selling author of How to Master the Art of Selling
This book is about helping you develop the strategic leadership skills necessary to achieve higher performance through the individuals who make up your organization. Reading it is like taking an MBA course in workplace performance. Implementing the strategies within these pages is bound to enhance your career as a leader and generate incredible results for your organization. Harvey Mackay, author of Pushing the Envelope All the Way to the Top
The creativity and individual initiative of our employees is a foundation of our innovation model. The Art of Alignment outlines and drives home the importance of creativity and empowerment within an aligned organization to match performance with purpose. John Banovetz, CTO, 3M
As a fraternity of excellence, it is paramount for Alphas to be aligned with our mission of leadership, brotherhood, academic achievement, and community advocacy. Following The Art of Alignment will help us achieve our strategic goals and increase our community impact. Dr. Willis Lonzer III, General President, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.“This is an exceptional book for anyone aspiring to be a CEO. The art of management has evolved over time in many ways. Leadership has become more complex recently with the issues of diversity, inclusion, globalization, and ESG. This book provides a roadmap with various details, ideas, and references on how to lead successful, effective organizations.
“The key to great interviewing is listening—concentrating solely on the answer to be sure you're aligned with your guest. The same is true for great business leaders. Art’s guide for gaining greater alignment can help any team or organization achieve top performance. Larry King, the world’s most recognized interviewer

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 6.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English