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PLANNING-outline - A RIVER IN EGYPT! Page 2 of 2 IV. THE...

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Page 1 of 2 PLANNING (CHAPTER 5) MGT 3200 I. THE THREE PURPOSES OF PLANNING A. FUNDAMENTAL B. DEFENSIVE C. OFFENSIVE II. THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING A. ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS B. SENSE OF UNITY/DIRECTION C. COPING WITH CHANGE D. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS E. MANAGERIAL DEVELOPMENT III. RESISTANCE TO PLANNING A. REASONS MANAGERS RESIST 1. ONE OF MANY FUNCTIONS 2. HARD WORK 3. USED TO MEASURE RESULTS 4. 5. LACK OF IMMEDIATE FEEDBACK 6. INVOLVES CHANGE 7. FEAR OF FAILURE/LACK OF SELF-CONFIDENCE 8. NOT REWARDED BY ORGANIZATION 9. GOES AGAINST “DOER” MENTALITY B. GRESHAM’S LAW OF PLANNING C. OUTCOME OF RESISTING PLANNING 1. NONPLANNER (AKA “THE FIREFIGHTER”) 2. NONPLANNERS HAVE AN EXTERNAL LOCUS OF CONTROL OR IN OTHER WORDS, DENIAL AIN’T JUST
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Unformatted text preview: A RIVER IN EGYPT! Page 2 of 2 IV. THE PLANNING PROCESS A. PHASE 1: ESTABLISHING OBJECTIVES 1. THE SMART MODEL B. PHASE 2: DEVELOPING PREMISES 1. CONTINGENCY PLANNING C. PHASE 3: DECISION-MAKING D. PHASE 4: IMPLEMENTING A COURSE OF ACTION 1. KEYS TO EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION E. PHASE 5: EVALUATING RESULTS V. FAILURE TO AVOID IN PLANNING A. TOP-DOWN DELEGATION OF PLANNING B. KEY LINE MANAGERS LEFT OUT C. LACK OF SUPPORTIVE CLIMATE D. PLANS THAT ARE RIGID AND/OR COMPLEX E. FAILURE TO MANAGE YOUR PLAN F. GETTING BOGGED DOWN IN THE DETAILS G. UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS 1. CRYSTAL BALL SYNDROME 2. CURE-ALL SYNDROME 3. PERSIAN MESSENGER SYNDROME VI. OVERCOMING THE FAILURES IN PLANNING...
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