Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan A Workbook for Public and Nonprofit Organizations

ISBN-10: 0787967548

ISBN-13: 9780787967543

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: John M. Bryson, Farnum K. Alston

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Providing step-by-step guidance on how to use strategic planning for public and nonprofit organisations, this title uses clear and simple instructions for creating a plan tailored for the needs of the organisation.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/18/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
The Authors
An Overview
The Context and Process of Strategic Change
Readiness Assessment Worksheets
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Challenges (or Threats)
Barriers to Strategic Planning
Expected Costs of Strategic Planning
Expected Benefits of Strategic Planning
Should We Proceed with the Strategic Planning Process?
Creating and Implementing Strategic Planning: Ten Key Steps
Initiate and Agree on a Strategic Planning Process
Plan the Planning Effort
Clarify Organizational Mandates
Review of Mandates
Background for Group Discussion of Mandates
Identify and Understand Stakeholders, Develop and Refine Mission and Values, and Consider Developing a Vision Sketch
Stakeholder Identification
External Stakeholder Analysis
Internal Stakeholder Analysis
Key External Stakeholder Involvement
Key Internal Stakeholder Involvement
Mission Statement
Values Statement
Vision Sketch
Assess the Environment to Identify Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Challenges
Internal Strengths
Internal Weaknesses
External Opportunities
External Challenges
Distinctive Competencies
Identify and Frame Strategic Issues
Individual Strategic Issue Identification
Master List of Key Strategic Issues
Master Strategic Issue Statement
Operational Versus Strategic Issues
Formulate Strategies to Manage the Issues
Key Questions for Identifying Strategies
Strategy Statement
Criteria for Evaluating Suggested Strategies
Checklist for Deciding on Strategic Plan Contents
Review and Adopt the Strategic Plan
Plan Review and Adoption Process
Plan Evaluation
Establish an Effective Organizational Vision for the Future
Vision of Success
Develop an Effective Implementation Process
Existing Programs, Services, and Projects: Evaluation
Strategic Plan's Proposed Programs, Services, and Projects: Evaluation
Prioritizing Programs, Services, and Projects
Action Planning
Reassess Strategies and the Strategic Planning Process
Improving Existing Strategies
Improving the Strategic Planning Process
Brainstorming Guidelines
Snow Card Guidelines
Strategic Planning Workshop Equipment Checklist
Conference Room Setup Checklist
Model External Stakeholder (or Customer) Questionnaire for XYZ Organization
Model Internal Stakeholder Evaluation Questionnaire for XYZ Organization
Analyzing and Reporting Results of Surveys
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