Strategic Planning for Public and NonProfit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement / Edition 3

Strategic Planning for Public and NonProfit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement / Edition 3

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by John M. Bryson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787967556

ISBN-13: 9780787967550

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley

When it was first published more than sixteen years ago, John Bryson's Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations introduced a new and thoughtful strategic planning model. Since then it has become the standard reference in the field. In this completely revised third edition, Bryson updates his perennial bestseller to help today’s leaders

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When it was first published more than sixteen years ago, John Bryson's Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations introduced a new and thoughtful strategic planning model. Since then it has become the standard reference in the field. In this completely revised third edition, Bryson updates his perennial bestseller to help today’s leaders enhance organizational effectiveness. This new edition:

  • Features the Strategy Change Cycle—a proven planning process used by a large number of organizations
  • Offers detailed guidance on implementing the planning process and includes specific tools and techniques to make the process work in any organization
  • Introduces new material on creating public value, stakeholder analysis, strategy mapping, balanced scorecards, collaboration, and more
  • Includes information about the organizational designs that will encourage strategic thought and action throughout the entire organization
  • Contains a wealth of updated examples and cases

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787967550
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Series:
Bryson on Strategic Planning Series, #5
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 9.47(h) x 1.41(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Exhibits.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

The Author.

PART ONE: UNDERSTANDING THE DYNAMICS OF STRATEGIC PLANNING.

1. Why Strategic Planning Is More Important Than Ever.

2. The Strategy Change Cycle: An Effective Strategic Planning Approach.

PART TWO: KEY STEPS IN USING THE STRATEGY CHANGE CYCLE.

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 Challenges.

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.

PART THREE: MANAGING THE PROCESS AND GETTING STARTED WITH STRATEGIC PLANNING.

11. Leadership Roles for Making Strategic Planning Work.

12. Getting Started with Strategic Planning.

RESOURCES.

A. Stakeholder Identification and Analysis Techniques.

B. The Oval Mapping Process: Identifying Strategic Issues and Formulating Effective Strategies.

C. Strategic Planning in Collaborative Settings.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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Strategic Planning for Public and NonProfit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
MCEdD More than 1 year ago
Well written, well structured book. The best feature: it comes as an nook book!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this book useful in the public sector. Bryson helps to walk you through strategic planning from beginning to end and gives you various examples throughout each chapter.