Summary: Shows leaders and managers of public and nonprofit organizations both how and why they should use strategic planning to improve the performance of their organizations. This expanded edition includes many examples to illustrate both successful and unsuccessful planning efforts, while new chapters address planning implementation, strategy evaluation and reassessment, and key leadership roles vital to effective strategic planning. In addition, the author presents a plan
ning process used successfully by many public and nonprofit prganizations--the Strategy Change Cycle--along with detailed guidance on its application.
Summary: Shows leaders and managers of public and nonprofit organizations both how and why they should use strategic planning to improve the performance of their organizations. This expanded edition includes many examples to illustrate both successful and unsuccessful planning efforts, while new chapters address planning implementation, strategy evaluation and reassessment, and key leadership roles vital to effective strategic planning. In addition, the author presents a planning process used successfully by many public and nonprofit prganizations--the Strategy Change Cycle--along with detailed guidance on its application. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:88 Cover: Publisher:Jossey-Bass, Inc. Year Published: 1988 International: No
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1. Why Strategic Planning in Public and Nonprofit Organizations Is More Important Than Ever 2. The Strategy Change Cycle: An Effective Strategic Planning Approach for Public and Nonprofit Organizations 3. Initiating and Agreeing on a Strategic Planning Process 4. Clarifying Organizational Mandates and Mission 5. Assessing the Environment to Identify Strengths and Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats 6. Identifying Strategic Issues Facing the Organization 7. Formulating and Adopting Strategies and Plans to Manage the Issues 8. Establishing an Effective Organizational Vision for the Future 9. Implementing Strategies and Plans Successfully 10. Reassessing and Revising Strategies and Plans 11. Leadership Roles in Making Strategic Planning Work 12. Getting Started with Strategic Planning Resource A: An Ongoing Approach for Identifying External Threats and Opportunities Resource B: Advanced Concepts for Identifying Strategic Issues Resource C: Using the "Oval Mapping Process" to Identify Strategic Issues and Formulate Effective Strategies Resource D: Advanced Concepts for Strategy Formulation and Implementation Resource E: Advanced Concepts for Establishing an Effective Organizational Vision for the Future References Name Index Subject Index
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