Definition of Goal Congruence

Goal congruence is a situation where all people on a different level of the organization have the same goal to achieve. They all work together to achieve the strategic goals set by the company.


Example of Goal Congruence:

To achieve goal congruence between managers and shareholders, shareholders give handsome packages and perks to managers who in return work with more dedication for goals set by the shareholders. In companies, different departments have different goals and if managers work together and achieve department objectives as a whole, this is also called goal congruence.

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