Here is an interesting article from Turbine HQ about how to look at and set up project teams to enable their success.
This article relates to organization alignment most notably in the comment of collecting diversity of thought and expertise under the auspices of a common goal.
Project teams can flounder and miss their true aim if there is not a common thread that binds them. Those threads should be connection with the mission, vision and strategic plan. Leaders are best equipped not only to state what the common goal is, but make certain it’s executed in practice over the course of the project.