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Strategic Planning Plus
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Strategic Planning Plus
An Organizational Guide

  • Roger Kaufman - Florida State University-Emeritus, Roger Kaufman & Associates, Florida State University, USA

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Strategic Management

September 1992 | 344 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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, checklists, guidelines, procedures and case studies.

 
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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