Alignment

Alignment - Baldrige Glossary Definition

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The term 'Alignment' was first introduced in the Baldrige Glossary in 1996.

Alignment

The term alignment refers to consistency of plans, processes, information, resource decisions, actions, results, and analyses to support key organization-wide goals. Effective alignment requires a common understanding of purposes and goals. It also requires the use of complementary measures and information for planning, tracking, analysis, and improvement at three levels: the organizational level, the key process level, and the department or work unit level.

See also the definition of integration.

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Baldrige Glossary - Alignment