Creating and implementing your strategic plan: a workbook for public and nonprofit organizations

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Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1996 - Business & Economics - 117 pages
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"Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan" is a step-by-step guide to strategic planning in public and nonprofit organizations. Using easy-to-understand worksheets, John M. Bryson and Farnum K. Alston provide clear instructions for creating a strategic plan tailored to the needs of the individual organization. In addition to the worksheets, the authors offer practical guidelines for conducting brainstorming sessions and using the snow card process. They provide useful workshop equipment and room setup checklists as well.

Using this workbook is a simple and easy way to heighten interest and broaden participation in strategic planning with any organization.

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Contents

Introduction
3
Creating and Implementing Strategic
27
Clarify Organizational Mandates
37
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About the author (1996)

JOHN M. BRYSON is a professor of planning and public affairs at Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. He is the author of the best-selling Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations (1988) and coauthor with Barbara C. Crosby of Leadership for the Common Good (1992), both from Jossey-Bass. FARNUM K. ALSTON is the founder and president of The Resources Company, an international consultant firm that specializes in strategic planning. He is a former deputy chief administrative officer of the City and County of San Francisco.