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Unformatted text preview: encourage managers to think strategically in order to be programmers of a strategy to carry out the vision. In the article, he also talks about the planning, plans and planners. He gives a lot of examples to describe the new role of them. He indicates them separately and shows their functions in the strategy so that give us a sense how they work. Finally, Mintzberg says the differences between left and right handed planners. They have different kind of planning function. One is an analytic thinker, who is closer to the conventional image of the planner and the other one is creative thinker who seeks to open up the strategy-making process. In conclusion, strategy-making rely on the plans, planners and planning, it's not an isolated process. Like what the author said: the story of strategic planning has told us something about how we think as human beings, and that we sometimes stop thinking....
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- Spring '12
- Project Management