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Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan

Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan - 96 edition

Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780787901424

ISBN10: 0787901423

Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan by John M. Bryson and Farnum K. Alston - ISBN 9780787901424
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan by John M. Bryson and Farnum K. Alston - ISBN 9780787901424

ISBN13: 9780787901424

ISBN10: 0787901423


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Summary

An updated companion to John M. Bryson's Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations, this hands-on workbook is a step-by-step guide to conducting strategic planning in public and nonprofit organizations. The second edition is filled with useful tools, including illustrative examples, detailed questionnaires, and easy-to-understand worksheets. It takes users through every step of creating a strategic plan. A simple and easy way to heighten interest and broaden participation in strategic planning within any organization.

Author Bio

Bryson, John M. : University of Minnesota

John M. Bryson is a professor of planning and public affairs at Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. He is the author of the best-selling Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations (1988) and coauthor with Barbara C. Crosby of Leadership for the Common Good (1992), both from Jossey-Bass.


Alston, Farnum K. :

Farnum K. Alston is the founder and president of The Resources Company, an international consultant firm that specializes in strategic planning. He is a former deputy chief administrative officer of the City and County of San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One: An Overview

Introduction: The Context and Process of Strategic Change

Part Two: The 10 Key Steps in Strategic Planning

Step 1: Initiate and Agree on a Strategic Planning Process
Step 2: Clarify Organization Mandates
Step 3: Identify and Understand Stakeholders: Develop and Refine Mission and Values
Step 4: Identify Strengths and Weaknesses; Assess Opportunities and Threats
Step 5: Identify and Frame Strategic Issues
Step 6: Formulate Strategies to Manage the Issues
Step 7: Review and Adopt the Strategic Plan
Step 8: Establish an Effective Organizational Vision for the Future
Step 9: Develop an Effective Implementation Process
Step 10: Reassess Strategies and the Strategic Planning Process

Resources: A. Brainstorming Guidelines B. Show Card Guidelines C. Strategic Planning Workshop Equipment Checklist D. Conference Room Setup Checklist