10 Steps to Successful Strategic Planning

10 Steps to Successful Strategic Planning

By: Teri Lund (author), Susan Barksdale (author)Paperback

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A strategic plan is central to a company's ability to make critical business decisions and develop a mission and vision that will inspire and excite employees, customers, partners, and shareholders. Yet, many organizations shy away from strategic planning due to pitfalls that range from overwhelming complexity to fears that such planning is a waste of time in an ever-changing marketplace. "10 Steps to Successful Strategic Planning", the first book in a new ASTD Press "10-Step" series, offers a process as simple as it sounds to help you overcome your fear and get your organization on the path to planned success. Loaded with worksheets, exercises, tips, tools, checklists, and other easy-to-use and interactive learning aids, this book walks you through the process from beginning to end. Along the way, you will see how other organizations have planned their way to success in the many Case Study sidebars that enhance the easy-to-follow text.

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CHAPTER 1: Step 1 - Laying the Foundation for a Strategic Plan; CHAPTER 2: Step 2 - Scanning the Business Environment; CHAPTER 3: Step 3 - Collecting Relevant Data; CHAPTER 4: Step 4 - Analyzing the Collected Data; CHAPTER 5: Step 5 - Establishing a Mission Statement; CHAPTER 6: Step 6 - Prioritizing Business Needs; CHAPTER 7: Step 7 - Finalizing Tactics; CHAPTER 8: Step 8 - Prioritizing Resources; CHAPTER 9: Step 9 - Documenting and Communicating the Strategic Plan; CHAPTER 10: Step 10 - Maintaining the Plan.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/11/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781562864576
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781562864576
  • weight: 445
  • ISBN10: 1562864572

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