StudyGuideBrysonCh2 - PLAN 370 Study Guide Bryson, Chapter...

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PLAN 370 Study Guide Bryson, Chapter 2 The Strategy Change Cycle Strategic planning should (from Poister and Streib, Strategic Planning in the Public Sector: Concepts, Models, and Processes ): Be concerned with identifying and responding to the most fundamental issues facing an organization Address the subjective question of purpose and the often competing values that influence mission and strategies Emphasize the importance of external trends and forces as they are likely to affect the organization and its mission Attempt to be politically realistic by taking in to account the concerns and preferences of internal, and especially external stakeholders Rely heavily on the active involvement of senior level managers, and [in the case of public planning] sometimes elected officials, assisted by staff support where needed. Require the candid confrontation of critical issues by key participants in order to build commitment to plans Be action oriented and stress the importance of developing plans for
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2009 for the course HEALTH SYS 1501 taught by Professor Sweeney during the Spring '09 term at Texas A&M.

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