Benefit 6 – Organization Alignment
In the realm of strategic planning, dynamic strategic management (DSM) offers a unique advantage: the ability to ensure organization alignment. When all facets of an organization are in harmony with one another, the potential for success becomes limitless.
DSM serves as a catalyst for creating and maintaining alignment within an organization, ensuring that every component is optimally aligned with the organization’s strategic direction. By aligning everything with its strategic vision, an organization can experience a profound impact on its ability to achieve its mission.
Throughout the entire planning and implementation process, DSM guarantees continuous alignment. Whether it’s before planning starts, during the planning phase, or while executing the plan, DSM acts as the force that creates and sustains optimal alignment.
For organizations to maximize the impact of their strategic plans, they must strive to create continuous alignment.
As the plan evolves, alignment between different elements of the organization must be maintained. It is crucial to leave room for initiatives that ensure continuous alignment.
For example, systems and processes may hinder the realization of the vision. An outdated technology or human resource process might have served you well two years ago, but your plan requires something different. DSM allows for necessary modifications to these misaligned systems and processes. It does not stop there, elements within employee engagement, leadership and governance, culture, and how you are responding to your environment and stakeholders are constantly aligned to maximize your impact.
To maintain alignment, organizations should consistently ask themselves what needs to change or be enhanced to optimally support our strategic direction.
By engaging in this analysis during plan implementation, organizations can execute their plans with tremendous success!