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How Aligned Is Your Organization? By Jonathan Trevor and Barry Varcoe FEBRUARY 07, 2017 © 2017 Harvard Business School Publishing Corp. From Harvard Business Review Distributed by The New York Times Syndicate Most executives today know their enterprises should be aligned. They know their strategies, organizational capabilities, resources, and management systems should all be arranged to support[…]

The Table Group: Institutionalization vs. Bureaucracy

By: Pat Lencioni Institutionalization vs. Bureaucracy June 2016 Whenever I speak to a group of executives about organizational health, I explain that leaders must “institutionalize a company’s culture without bureaucratizing it.” People universally respond to this, most likely because they understand the painful impact of creeping bureaucracy. But what is it about bureaucracy that provokes[…]

Harvard Business Review: Why Strategy Execution Unravels-and What to Do About It

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