Vikas Narula, Founder and CEO of Key Hubs, focuses his energy on helping organizations understand who the influencers and informal leaders and how they can leverage that understanding to help communication and sell their mission, vision and strategic plans. The image above represents what his reports look like initially and then after work to strengthen […]
As part of our podcast series on defining the various constructs of alignment, this post has three separate podcasts which define aligned communciation, aligned creativity and aligned best practices. While all of the constructs of alignment connect with one another and need to be in harmony to have strong impact, these three constructs fit very […]
Arizona Commerce Authority Recognized by Orgametrics for Organizational Alignment Improvement Initiative
For its outstanding initiative in organizational alignment, the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has earned the Orgametrics Award from Orgametrics, an analytics and consulting firm dedicated to improving organizational alignment.
Organizational improvements don’t happen overnight. They take leadership drive and a determination to achieve, such as what’s occurring with the Colorado Springs School District 11, which is using Orgametrics alignment data to guide its future improvement efforts.
The Des Moines Public School District deployed an Orgametrics alignment survey in 2016. Since then, the data has been used to guide wide-ranging improvements that benefit students, teachers and the entire community
Here is an interesting article from Turbine HQ about how to look at and set up project teams to enable their success. This article relates to organization alignment most notably in the comment of collecting diversity of thought and expertise under the auspices of a common goal. Project teams can flounder and miss their true […]
In our society, conflict is usually seen as a bad thing. It’s argumentative, accusatory, uncomfortable, disrespectful. However, isn’t conflict a driver for sharper ideas, collaborative creativity and long-term success? As long as it’s respectful and used under the light of trying to make a situation better. Aligned organizations have to have conflict. Conflict identifies disconnects, […]
I had a wonderful conversation recently with a colleague about a document they were creating for a client. I wasn’t sure it was solid enough to support the client objective. It got me thinking about how aligned communication is more than sending a note out or making a mention of something and expecting it to […]
The Minneapolis Star Tribune wrote a story about a report completed by the Minneapolis Police Office of Police Conduct Review regarding Minneapolis police officers suggesting to Hennepin Healthcare EMS workers they use the tranquilizer ketamine – the date rape drug – on suspects and other people. Sometimes, these people were handcuffed and even weren’t “profoundly agitated” […]
“We have strong communication in our organization. Our daily briefings discuss all our officers need to know.” Great, but is that communication tied to why you exist and how officers can and do live up to that? As we go through our Orgametrics® Assessment results with our law enforcement clients, we pay specific attention to […]