Chris Crosby, M.A. is a systems thinker who helps organizations succeed by aligning people to numerically measurable goals. His unique strategic engagement methods help organizations overcome obstacles previously thought unattainable. He has both internal and external experience. While internal at Alcoa, Chris helped multiple departments, including supply chains, improve their cross-functional alignment. His extensive international experience includes work in 15 countries spanning 5 continents. Beyond his consulting work, Chris is the President of the Board of the Pacific Northwest Organization Development Network (PNODN) where they have more than tripled membership in a little less than three years. Chris is also current adjunct faculty at Gonzaga University teaching in the change leadership track (ORGL 517) and has taught as adjunct faculty position at Saybrook University/Leadership Institute of Seattle, guest faculty at Martin University in Indianapolis, and Instructor, University of Washington Tacoma. Finally, he is the author of three books: Strategic Organizational Alignment: Power, Authority, Results, Strategic Engagement: Practical Tools to Raise Morale and Increase Results - Volume I: Core Activities and Volume II: System-wide Activities. His work crosses industries and uses a variety of models, methods and strategies to clarify challenges and create implementation success.
A recent study said that cross functional alignment was the top element of pain for supply chains. However, supply chain miss-alignment is not something that businesses have to live with. Come learn how to align your supply chain through core Organization Development (OD) principles. (1 PMI Leadership PDU)