'Alignment is the essence of management.'--Fred Smith, Chairman, Federal ExpressMisaligned companies are like the misaligned wheels of a car: unchecked the wheels pull the car in the wrong direction and in the case of a misaligned company, away from growth and profits. The Power of Alignment offers managers the insights and techniques necessary to direct the human potential of an entire organization towards achieving breakthrough results-- sustained growth and profit, loyal customers, and a high-performing workforce.The authors, founders of one of the largest training companies in the world, show how alignment links the core units of a company together for proven results. Highlighting success stories from leading companies such as Federal Express, NASA, Eli Lilly, Asea Brown Boveri and Phillips Petroleum, this book shows how to align people, process, customers, vision and leadership to achieve growth.Packed with perspectives and war stories from industry leaders, this book also includes self diagnosis tools and benchmarking techniques necessary to implement alignment.The Power of Alignment is a groundbreaking book that provides both an answer and a methodology to any organization seeking to reestablish focus and sustained economic energy.GEORGE LABOVITZ, PhD, and VICTOR ROSANSKY (both of Burlington, Massachusetts) are international consultants who have each over 25 years of experience working with more than 2,000 world-class clients. Their management consultancy, Organizational Dynamics, Inc., has twice appeared on the Inc 500 list of America's fastest growing private companies and has been named by Business Week and Industry Week as one of the top quality consultants in the world.