Strategic Management Alignment and Strengthening

Management is the profession of achieving and obtaining results. It does through setting the right objectives, align the interest of different groups, creates a buy-in, and strengthening the organizational problem solving capability.
What is Strategic Management alignment and strengthening?
Management process which starts by evaluating the current status on specific strategic issues; anchors by having common agreement on the problem understanding, strategic goals and doable action plan; and closes by ensuring the implementation of the action plan and the achievement of the agreed goals.

Who are the participants?
Strategic management alignment and strengthening is typically planned, crafted and sponsored by the CEO (GM), and then implemented under the supervision of the organization’s top management team or senior executives.

Why need to align and strengthen Strategic Management?

  • Coordinate and integrate the activities of the various functional areas of a business in order to achieve long-term organizational objectives
  • Ensure strategic consistency which means the actions of an organization are consistent with the expectation of management
  • Help to specify organization’s mission, vision and objectives, and develop policies and plans
  • Allocate resources to implement newly developed policies and plans, projects and programs
  • In an uncertain and ambiguous world, fluidity can be more important than a finely tuned strategic compass, which requires regular strategy alignment and strengthening
  • Increase participants involvement, help to make the strategy become internalized into a corporate culture, which leads to group think, contribution and agreement

Main benefits of Strategic Management alignment and strengthening

  • Ensure all participants understand the top goals and their expected action in achieving the goals
  • Deep communication and organizational overview is created by facilitating equal contributions and mutual understanding in the discussion between different parties
  • Each participant could see his/her contribution and identify himself/herself with the jointly agreed action plan and its basic principle