Strategic Planning Plus: An Organizational Guide / Edition 1

Strategic Planning Plus: An Organizational Guide / Edition 1

by Roger Kaufman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803948050

ISBN-13: 9780803948051

Pub. Date: 07/30/1992

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Using fresh ideas with proven methods, Strategic Planning Plus promotes an ethical, holistic approach to the subject of strategic planning. Building on Peter Drucker's dictum that selecting the right job is more important than doing the job right, this book provides a practical guide to defining what should be accomplished, and defining solutions and interventions.

Overview

Using fresh ideas with proven methods, Strategic Planning Plus promotes an ethical, holistic approach to the subject of strategic planning. Building on Peter Drucker's dictum that selecting the right job is more important than doing the job right, this book provides a practical guide to defining what should be accomplished, and defining solutions and interventions.

Kaufman presents: guidance on how to identify the direction an organization must take; a six-step process for identifying and solving organizational problems; ideas for determining how to achieve desired results; and methods for evaluating progress and revising strategic plans. In addition the book provides a variety of aids including flowcharts, checklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803948051
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/30/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE BASICS OF PRACTICAL PLANNING: DOING WHAT'S RIGHT
Introduction to Practical Planning
Identifying and Resolving Problems
A Six-Step Process
PART TWO: PLANNING: WHERE ARE YOU HEADED NOW? WHERE SHOULD YOU BE GOING? SELECTING THE APPROPRIATE PLANNING SCALE
Selecting the Planning Scale
What Should Be Planned?
Types of Strategic Planning
PART THREE: THE ORIGINS OF MEGAPLANNING: THE BIG PICTURE
The Rationale for Needs Assessment
Identifying Problems Based on Needs
Useful Tools and Approaches for Needs Assessment
Developing Detailed Performance Indicators
PART FOUR: THE STEPS AND TOOLS OF MACROPLANNING
Mission Analysis
Developing the Overall Management Plan
PART FIVE: THE BRIDGE BETWEEN MACROPLANNING AND MICROPLANNING
Planning in Detail
Identifying Functions
Task Analysis (A System Analysis Option)
Methods-Mean Analysis
PART SIX: SELECTING THE PROPER METHODS AND TOOLS FOR DOING
Tools and Techniques for Obtaining Required Results
PART SEVEN: FROM PLANS TO RESULTS: IMPLEMENTATION
Doing What You've Planned
Implementation
PART EIGHT: EVALUATION AND CHANGE
Evaluation and Revision
What Was Accomplished? What Should Be Changed? What Should Be Kept?

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