Client Results

Here are examples of results clients have achieved by working with Business Alignment Strategies:

COACHING AND MENTORING
  • Clear direction for the organization due to increased strategic focus
  • Greater organizational and personal productivity due to establishment of system for identifying priorities
  • Enhanced personal effectiveness due to ability to receive and act on constructive feedback
  • Improved team collaboration and trust as communication and interpersonal skills are enhanced
  • Succession planning pool strengthened due to improvement of skills needed for promotion

STRATEGY FORMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION
  • Business transformation as a clear vision of the desired future is identified
  • Results-based goals based on strategic priorities
  • Specific measures of performance that indicate progress and success
  • Implementation plan that specifies how to achieve the vision
  • Increased employee engagement as employees see their contributions to organizational goals

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
  • Rapid goal achievement as people, programs, and processes are aligned with business outcomes
  • Improved communication due to development of common vocabulary around organizational values
  • Motivated employees who see clearly their contribution to the organization's mission
  • Dramatic increases in performance due to shift from problem-solving approach to appreciative approach
  • Human resources drives organization success as the function is transformed from compliance to strategic partnership

ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
  • Optimized results due to alignment of people, programs, and processes
  • Increased accountability as responsibilities and outcome measures are specified
  • Increased collaboration among and across departments due to focus on common goals
  • Seamless customer service due to reorganization of ineffective department structure and processes

PROGRAM/PROCESS EVALUATION
  • Increased productivity due to establishment of clear levels of responsibility and accountability
  • Increased program effectiveness as areas for improvement are identified
  • More effective allocation of resources due to identification of the impact of programs on workplace behaviors and outcomes
  • More consistent decision-making across the organization due to clear criteria
  • Demonstrated compliance with laws and policies
  • Consistent policy implementation across the organization

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COMMUNICATION
  • Increased productivity as managers gain skills needed to confront employees constructively about their poor performance
  • Increased employee engagement due to honest feedback
  • Decreased grievances and lawsuits due to ability of managers and employees to engage in difficult conversations
  • Increased trust as individuals learn to rely on personal power to influence others
  • Motivating work environment due to effective communication at all levels

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
  • Increased productivity and profit as employees become fully successful in performing their jobs
  • Increased retention of key employees as good performance is recognized
  • Effective two-way communication as managers learn to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Increased employee engagement as employees see clearly the contribution they make to the organization (clear line-of-sight)
  • Increased management attention on the business as less time is spent resolving conflict
  • Fewer complaints and less conflict as job and performance standards are articulated clearly

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
  • Expensive and embarrassing litigation avoided due to timely resolution of workplace conflicts and differences
  • Greater productivity as individuals learn to communicate respectfully and to handle differences and conflicts effectively
  • More effective use of executives' time as they are able to focus on business issues instead of on handling complaints
  • Increased retention as employees' voices are heard and their ideas taken seriously
  • More collegial and collaborative work environment due to training in communication and influencing skills
  • Reduced costs and employer liability as people are held accountable for their behavior

ETHICS AND VALUES
  • Positive culture changes as people, programs, and processes embody organizational values
  • Consistent, values-based decision-making across the organization as managers and employees utilize appropriate ethical frameworks
  • Decreased incidence of undesirable behaviors as behavioral "boundaries" based on organizational values are established and implemented

WORKSHOPS/SPEAKING
  • Rapid achievement of business outcomes as workplace programs and processes are aligned with organizational goals
  • Increased productivity due to improved skills, programs, and processes
  • Increased trust and respect in the workplace as employees learn ethical influencing skills
  • Energized employees who see clearly and support the organization's purpose
  • More effective use of managers' time due to use of constructive confrontation skills

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