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The Oxford Strategic Alignment Programme launches in July. Be the first to find out more...

Drawing on active research, the Oxford Strategic Alignment Programme (delivered online over six weeks in partnership with GetSmarter) aims to provide senior decision-makers with a transformational mindset, supported by intellectual tools for effective organisational alignment. 

Learn to analyse and align the various elements of your organisation – from its business strategy to its architecture – to best support long-term success. Through case studies, evidence-based insights, strategic frameworks, discussions, and real-world application opportunities, this programme will equip you with the skills to fully align all components of your enterprise value chain.

What's Inside?Author

What's inside?

Most executives today know their enterprises should be managed in this 'aligned' way. The challenge is that executives tend to focus on only one aspect of what makes their enterprise effective (either their strategy, capabilities, resources or management systems), to the neglect of the others. What really matters for performance is how they all fit together. The reality is that there are thousands of organisations globally who are operating well below their potential and getting by because they are not aligned. This book aims to change that.

Align draws upon an active research programme at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School and provides real examples, detailed scenarios and evidence-based insights to deliver a thoughtful and compelling message to help leaders to deliver positive change in any organisation.

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About The Author

Jonathan Trevor is a management researcher, author, advisor, speaker and teacher on the subject of strategic alignment. Jonathan works extensively with executive leadership teams in all sectors and internationally to apply his research to help them transform their businesses to be fit for purpose.

His academic work is featured regularly in leading publications, including Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. His research has been featured widely in the media, and he has provided expert comment for the Financial Times, BBC, Wall Street Journal, CNN and Bloomberg. He is the author of Align: A Leadership Blueprint for Aligning Enterprise Purpose, Strategy and Organisation, published internationally by Bloomsbury.

As faculty at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, Professor Trevor teaches top-rated sessions on the Oxford MBA, Executive MBA and international executive education programmes. He began his academic career at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, where he received a distinguished teaching award in 2011.

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"In a world swamped with companies’ declarations of purpose...the book makes clear that when it comes to alignment, purpose is fundamentally what the business does and why it matters for its stakeholders.”

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