Strategy and Plans: Leadership Challenges for Servant Leaders

Strategy and Plans: Leadership Challenges for Servant Leaders

by John J. Sullivan
     
 
Do you have a long-term plan for your organization? Remember the Cheshire Cat's wisdom from Alice in Wonderland, "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." Every leader needs a plan--not just for this year--but for the future.

In Strategy and Plans, John Sullivan outlines a ten step process for completing a strategic assessment and then

Overview

Do you have a long-term plan for your organization? Remember the Cheshire Cat's wisdom from Alice in Wonderland, "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." Every leader needs a plan--not just for this year--but for the future.

In Strategy and Plans, John Sullivan outlines a ten step process for completing a strategic assessment and then developing a long-term plan for organizational success. Using industry, not-for-profit, and biblical examples Sullivan guides the reader through development of Guiding Principles, long-range strategies, and implementing plans. This all-encompassing approach is applicable to all types of organizations and results in renewed commitment from its members due to their involvement in the process from the beginning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781470039509
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Pages:
52
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.11(d)

Meet the Author

John J. Sullivan is the director of ServantLeader Ministries whose mission is to educate, encourage and equip leaders in all walks of life who desire to serve rather than be served.
He has had a wide variety of career experiences. He has served as a Marine Corps fighter pilot, a squadron and air station commander, senior staff officer, consultant, quality examiner, athletics director, professor, and conference commissioner. He is widely acclaimed as an authority on servant leadership as an author, a teacher and a practitioner.
A highly decorated Vietnam veteran, prior to entering academia he served for 28 years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a helicopter gunship pilot, fighter pilot, squadron commander, senior staff officer, base commander, and professor, retiring as a colonel. As a senior staff officer in the Pentagon, he was Program Coordinator for what was then the Department of the Navy's largest development and acquisition program, the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft. While he was the Commanding Officer, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, SC, the base was selected in worldwide competition as the best installation in the Marine Corps and received the prestigious Commander-in-Chief's Award for Installation Excellence.
He was the Course Director of Policy Making and Implementation within the National Security Decision Making Department and professor of management at the Naval War College, Newport, RI. He taught in the graduate program primarily in leadership education.
An American Society for Quality Certified Quality Manager, he was a founder of the Rhode Island Area Coalition for Excellence (RACE), helped design its State quality award, and was its first lead examiner.
Following his military career, Sullivan served for nine years as an associate professor of business at Montreat College, Montreat, NC. His teaching focus was in the disciplines of leadership and management.
He is a graduate of the University of Southern California, Webster University and the Naval War College.
Visit http://www.servantleaderministries.org for more information on servant leadership or the author.

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