The Organizational Alignment Work Streams

The organizational alignment work streams is one of the four change management work streams included in ElKattan’s Model for Organizational Change Management.

This work stream ensures that the right organizational elements are in place in respect to strategy, business model, structure, IT, systems, capacity, and job roles to ensure enabling change and its sustainability. The work stream goes through the steps of assessing the current state of the organizational alignment with the change objectives to come up with the organizational alignment strategy and tactics. Eventually, the organizational alignment strategy and tactics are integrated into the change charter and the change management plan.

The process of managing the organizational alignment is as follows:

Note : This article is extracted and summarized from Ali ElKattan’s  newly published organizational change management guide BRIDGING THE GAP between strategy development and strategy execution

Author: Dr. Ali ElKattan
ElKattan’s academic and professional background as a manager, consultant, trainer, and teacher spans a period of over 30-years. Recently, he served as an Assistant Professor of Practice and the Director of Graduate Studies and Director of the MBA Program at Nile University. He teaches at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has taught the following courses: change management, entrepreneurship, culture management, organizational behavior, strategic management, project management, and operations management.

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