Strategic Planning Kit For Dummies

Strategic Planning Kit For Dummies

by Erica Olsen
     
 

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The fast and easy way to think and act strategically

Are you a business owner or management professional looking to weather current economic storms while planning for future growth? Providing practical, field-tested techniques and a complete 6-phase plan, Strategic Planning Kit For Dummies shows you how to make strategy a habit for all organizations,

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The fast and easy way to think and act strategically

Are you a business owner or management professional looking to weather current economic storms while planning for future growth? Providing practical, field-tested techniques and a complete 6-phase plan, Strategic Planning Kit For Dummies shows you how to make strategy a habit for all organizations, no matter the size, type, or resource constraints.

  • Strategic Planning 101 — get plain-English explanations of the who, how, why, and when of strategic planning
  • The nuts and bolts — discover your core DNA, identify your strategic issues, find your competitive advantage, and develop your mission, vision, and values
  • Collect your data — gather information that's critical for your strategic decision making, assess your business and its capabilities, and see your company through your customers' eyes
  • Pave a clear path — plan for the future, determine how to grow and be sustainable, and identify and evaluate opportunities

Open the book and find:

  • Why strategic planning works
  • The elements of a strategic management process
  • How to establish clear goals and measure your progress
  • Ways to execute your plan
  • Tips to find new customers
  • How to plan for what-ifs
  • Strategies for growth and sustainability

Interactive tools and templates available on the bonus CD-ROM for individual and group exercises designed to help guide you through each step of the strategic planning process.

Please see the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.

Learn to:

  • Be agile in a continually shifting environment while planning for long-term sustainability
  • Make strategy a habit for all organizations
  • Improve efficiency, focus, and execution

Worksheets and templates on the bonus CD-ROM

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118178492
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/07/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
419,389
File size:
14 MB
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