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Departmental managers; is required a summary of the plan, background information, explanation of the components of the plan brief notes about expectations in the time frame (everything need to be detailed), communication methods might be developing case studies to demonstrate how the plan may be put in action in various departments, Q&A sessions, trainingStaff; is required a summary of the plan, background information, explanation of the plan components also briefs notes about what the corporate wants staff to implement plan (tasks, metrics and time lines) communication methods will be posting strategic plan on intranet, workshops, training, presenting customized information to individual teams.Marking: Satisfactory Unsatisfactory Question 16: List the critical points you should consider when amending a strategic plan in response to changes in the organisation’s environments.Answer: When amending a strategic plan there are critical points to consider:-Make sure new or changed strategies and actions still align with the organisation’s original mission, vision and values-Make sure goals and objectives are the focus of any strategic changes-When undertaking review ensure organisational policies and procedures have been followed -When signing off and implementing the plan make sure to follow all the steps-All the documentation related have to be amended-Ensure the awareness of the new expectation and responsibilities for all relevant staff, particularly those involved in implementation.Marking: Satisfactory Unsatisfactory
Question 17: What system might you use to measure progress according to the plan? Answer: I would use the KPIs as is an important aspect of the strategic planning process and plays a major role in the measurement of progress toward the achievement of planned goals. This system as important feature of strategic plan implementation as:provides quality feedback supports decision-makingfocus management attention on what matters mosthelps managers understand and gauge performanceassigns responsibility and encourages accountabilityProvides a common language for communication. Marking: Satisfactory Unsatisfactory Question 18: Identify the methods that can be used to review the effectiveness of a strategic plan. Answer: The methods that can be used to review strategic planning are:Consulting with key stakeholdersDistributing questionnaires or feedback formsDebriefing before developing new strategic planConducting a review meeting Benchmarking with colleagues at work, departments or even competitorsRating overall outcomes against objectives to identify areas for improvement.Marking: Satisfactory Unsatisfactory Question 19: List three tools or techniques you would use to identify strategic planning improvements.