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Week 2 DQ 1 - make sure our operational planning is...

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Planning is the conscious, systematic process of making decisions about goals and activities that an individual, group, work unit, or organization will pursue in the future” (Bateman & Snell, 2009).There are three types of planning which can be used, which are strategic, tactical, and operational. The planning most often used in my organization is all three! The day to day type of planning, which falls into the organizational planning realm, typically covers short term goals, and ideas. Since short term plans are constantly evolving organizational planning never really stops, it just changes. Strategic planning can change, but typically it stays the same. However, as the company grows the strategic planning is affected. We review our strategic goals on an annual basis just
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Unformatted text preview: make sure our operational planning is supporting out strategic planning. Tactical planning happens in our business by default because I don’t think strategic planning can take place effectively without it. “To be fully effective, the organization’s strategic, tactical, and operational goals and plans must be aligned —that is, they must be consistent, mutually supportive, and focused on achieving the common purpose and direction” (Bateman & Snell, 2009). Bateman, T. & Snell, S. (2009). Management: Leading & Collaborating in a Competitive World, Eighth Edition. Chapter 4: Planning and Strategic Management. Retrieved November 10, 2010 from, https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/content/eBookLibrary2/content/ eReader.aspx...
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