Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement / Edition 2

Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement / Edition 2

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by John M. Bryson, Bryson
     
 

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,… See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787901417
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Series:
Public Administration and Nonprofit Sector Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
7.43(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments for the Revised Edition
The Author
1Why Strategic Planning in Public and Nonprofit Organizations Is More Important Than Ever3
2The Strategy Change Cycle: An Effective Strategic Planning Approach for Public and Nonprofit Organizations21
3Initiating and Agreeing on a Strategic Planning Process47
4Clarifying Organizational Mandates and Mission65
5Assessing the Environment to Identify Strengths and Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats82
6Identifying Strategic Issues Facing the Organization104
7Formulating and Adopting Strategies and Plans to Manage the Issues130
8Establishing an Effective Organizational Vision for the Future155
9Implementing Strategies and Plans Successfully166
10Reassessing and Revising Strategies and Plans188
11Leadership Roles in Making Strategic Planning Work211
12Getting Started with Strategic Planning228
Resource A: An Ongoing Approach for Identifying External Threats and Opportunities245
Resource B: Advanced Concepts for Identifying Strategic Issues249
Resource C: Using the "Oval Mapping Process" to Identify Strategic Issues and Formulate Effective Strategies257
Resource D: Advanced Concepts for Strategy Formulation and Implementation276
Resource E: Advanced Concepts for Establishing an Effective Organizational Vision for the Future290
References297
Name Index313
Subject Index317

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