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Overview

Strategic Planning for Success offers you a pragmatic guide to the design and development of practical and pragmatic strategic thinking and organizational alignment that will yield high-impact results and measurably add value to you, your organization, your clients, and society. Unlike other books on the topic, this volume goes beyond simply detailing the tools and techniques of design and development by clearly showing how to align what you do with what will be most valuable to all stakeholders. Using this unique approach will yield extraordinary results adding measurable value that flows from individual performance accomplishment to organizational and societal contributions.

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Editorial Reviews

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"If your looking for a straightforward approach to strategic planning, then I recommend Strategic Planning for Success." (IACET, May 9, 2003)

"Most line managers would benefit form studying this book." (Business Process Trends, June 2003)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787965037
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/21/2003
  • Edition description: Hardcover & CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 1,008,956
  • Product dimensions: 7.24 (w) x 9.67 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger Kaufman is director of Roger Kaufman & Associates and professor and director of the Office for Needs Assessment and Planning at Florida State University.

Hugh Oakley-Browne is managing director and founder of Hugh Oakley-Browne and Associates in New Zealand, performance improvement executive with BHP in Australia.

Ryan Watkins is an assistant professor at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Doug Leigh is an assistant professor at Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, California.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures.

Preface.

Introduction.

1. BUSTING OLD PARADIGMS AND USING NEW ONES: DEFINING AND SHAPING OUR FUTURE.

Chapter Goals.

Today’s Paradigms.

The New Realities.

Ignoring the New Realities.

Paradigms That Work.

Create a Better Future.

Summary.

2. CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR STRATEGIC THINKING THAT WORKS.

Chapter Goals.

Six Critical Success Factors for Strategic Thinking and Planning.

Is Change Strategic?

The Strategic Thinking and Planning Process.

The Consequences of Ignoring the Critical Success Factors.

3. SYSTEM (AND SYSTEMS) THINKING.

Chapter Goals.

The Organizational Elements Model.

Defining the Organizational Elements.

The Organizational Elements Describe a System.

The Organizational Elements—Useful Applications.

Planning from a Helicopter vs. Planning from the Ground.

4. PREPARING TO PLAN: ENSURING YOU DO THE RIGHT THING AND NOT SIMPLY DO THINGS RIGHT.

Chapter Goals.

The Strategic Planning Process.

Preparing to Plan.

Mega Level Visioning: Committing to the Longest View.

Assessing Resistance to Change.

Barriers—Common Mistakes Made by Strategic Planners.

5. ASSESSING NEEDS: DEFINING THE CRITICAL GAPS IN RESULTS . . .AND PUTTING THEM IN PRIORITY ORDER.

Chapter Goals.

Needs Assessment or Wants Assessment?

Defining Needs and Wants.

Needs Assessment Benefits.

The Organizational Elements.

The Needs Assessment Process.

Gathering the Data.

Data Gathering Methods.

Selecting Priority Needs.

Will the Needs Assessment Work?

6. SOLVING PROBLEMS: CLOSING THE PRIORITY GAPS.

Chapter Goals.

Solving Problems—An Overview.

Two Common Problem Solving Errors.

Errors in Formulating the Problem.

Simple Problem Solving.

Complex Problem Solving.

7. DEVELOPING SMARTER OBJECTIVES: THINKING AUDACIOUSLY, BEING AUDACIOUS, DELIVERING HIGH PAYOFF RESULTS.

Chapter Goals.

Why Objectives?

Categories of Objectives.

“Smarter” Criteria for High Impact Objectives.

Identify Key Result Areas.

Select Performance Indicators.

Detecting Non-Smarter Objectives.

Develop Mission Objectives.

Summary.

8. CREATING CHANGE: MAKING SURE THE CHANGE EFFORT REALLY BROUGHT ABOUT CHANGE.

Chapter Goals.

Creating and Managing the Change from Present Results to Desired Results.

Transition Management Plan.

The Paradox of Building Commitment Through Pain.

Define Key Roles for Change.

Develop Sponsorship.

Preparing Change Agents and Advocates.

Managing Resistance Effectively.

Force Field Analysis.

9. SCOPING AND SCANNING THE ORGANIZATION: WHAT MEANS WILL ACHIEVE THE HIGH PAYOFF RESULTS.

Chapter Goals.

Scoping and Scanning.

SWOT Analysis.

Analyzing the Business Logic.

The Relationships Among the Business Logics.

The Cultural Screen.

10. DELIVERING HIGH PAYOFF RESULTS.

High Payoff Results.

Fourteen Steps to Useful Results and Performance.

A General Problem Solving Process Model.

Avoiding Success.

Summary.

APPENDIX A: PARADIGM SHIFT FOR TEACHING/LEARNING.

APPENDIX B: A GLOSSARY AND CLASSIFICATION OF TERMS AND TOOLS.

APPENDIX C: A SUGGESTED CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR DEFINING AND DELIVERING HIGH PAYOFF RESULTS.

References.

Index.

About the Authors.

About the International Society for Performance Improvement.

How to Use the CD-ROM.

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