This framework might be helpful in testing whether your business is lined up to flow easily, or whether there are some important areas of non-alignment to address.
The elements in play are:
One should note that there are others – Innovation, Tech, Commercials, Customers – that operate at a secondary level.
Strategy determines the Leadership your business needs.
Leadership shapes the Culture that holds the business together.
Culture informs the Talent a business requires.
If you look at your business through this lens as a reflective exercise, you will very easily see alignment or non-alignment.
This is an advanced concept and it requires a lot more unpacking – too much to do in one article.
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