Organizational Strategic Alignment

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This module looks at the ‘what’ of the AgileSHIFT framework. It starts by focusing on the complexity of an organization and investigates the role internal and external teams and stakeholders play in co-creating value. Then it looks at the importance of strategic organizational alignment in effectively implementing change and, within this, it investigates the critical and often conflicting role of middle managers in facilitating change across the organization.

Please note: this content was produced in the UK and may include the use of British English.

Learning Objectives

The objectives of this lesson are to provide you with and understanding of:

  • Organization complexity 
  • Working in an agile way 
  • Organization strategic alignment 
  • The role of middle management 

Intended Audience

The target audience for the AgileSHIFT qualification is any employee of an organization that intends to adopt AgileSHIFT. This includes people who will become champions of the new working practice and employees from any part of the business who will contribute to the incremental improvements that will make up the wider change the organization requires.

Prerequisites

There are no specific prerequisites to study the AgileSHIFT lesson or for entry to the examination.

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