Mega Planning: Practical Tools for Organizational Success

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Overview

Mega Planning involves significant stakeholders in defining success and then identifies what each person and part of an organization must do to succeed.

The author uses proven techniques, and covers the basic 'how-to's' of quality management, needs assessment, gap analysis, benchmarking, reengineering, and continuous improvement.

"...this book explains the basics in a clear style at a level suitable for people with little computing or statistical knowledge & is updated with all the latest information available."

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Kaufman's (U. of Florida) extra level of planning makes certain that values to external clients and society are added. With this in mind, he covers the basics of quality management, needs assessment, gap analysis, benchmarking, reengineering, and continuous improvement. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Meet the Author

Roger Kaufman is Professor Emeritus, Florida State University, and Director of Roger Kaufman & Associates. He is also Distinguished Research Professor at the Sonora Institute of Technology. His Ph D is in communications from New York University. He consults with public and private organizations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, and Europe. He is a Certified Performance Technologist and a Diplomate in School Psychology and a Fellow in Educational Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He has been recognized by the ASTD for Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance. Dr. Kaufman has published 39 books and more than 256 articles on strategic planning, performance improvement, quality management and continuous improvement, needs assessment, management, and evaluation.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
An 'Owner's Manual' for Benefiting from this Book
The New Realities for Organizations, Society and Planning
Changing Paradigms
Ends and Means
Needs and Needs Assessment
An Ideal Vision
The Underlying Basis for All Planning and Doing
A Mega Planning Framework
Developing the Mega Plan
From Concept to Plan
Tactical Planning
From the Mega Plan to Designing and Developing Success
Putting the Mega Plan to Work
Integrating Mega Planning, Needs Assessment and Quality Management
From Mega Plan to Organizational Success

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