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February 5, 2008 CHAPTER 5 NOTES CHAPTER 5 NOTES SWOC: Strengths/Weaknesses Opportunities/Challenges (Threats) Strengths/Weaknesses- Inside the System Opportunities/Challenges/ Outside the System PLANNING STYLES (Russell Ackopf): Reactive : Want to go back to the way things were in the past; don’t embrace the future Inactive : Want to keep things the same; plan your work and work your plan w/o deviations; resist change with control Pre-active : Always in “Predict and Prepare” mode; want to study the past because they
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Unformatted text preview: believe that with enough knowledge the future can be accurately predicted; risk-adverse Inter(pro)active : Want to bring about change and make drastic alterations TALCOTT PARSONS: Levels Subjects Purpose Planning Institutional Board 1) Create Policy Planning 2) Set Broad Policies (META) Managerial Administration Create System (MEGA) Systems/ Strategic Technical Staff Produce Goods and Services Tactical...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PLAN 370 taught by Professor Sweeney during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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