Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 4, 2018 - Business & Economics - 544 pages
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The essential planning resource and framework for nonprofit leaders

Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations is the comprehensive, practical guide to building and sustaining a more effective organization. Solid strategy is now more important than ever, and this book provides a clear framework for designing and implementing an effective and efficient planning process. From identifying stakeholders and clarifying a shared vision, to implementing plans and revising strategies, the discussion covers all aspects of the process to help you keep your organization united and on track into the future. The field's leading authority shares insight, advice, helpful tools, and specific techniques, alongside a widely used and well-regarded approach to real-world planning. This new fifth edition includes new case studies and examples along with up-to-date resources and references, and new multimedia-related content.

Innovation and creativity produce great ideas, but these ideas must be collected and organized into an actionable plan supported by a coalition of support to make your organization great. This book provides expert guidance and perspective to help you bring everything together into a workable organizational strategy.

  • Discover an effective approach to the strategic planning process
  • Identify issues, establish a vision, clarify mandates, and implement plans
  • Manage the process with continual learning and revising
  • Link unique assets and abilities to better accomplish the central mission

Public and nonprofit leaders are forever striving to do more with less, and great strategic planning can help you build efficiency and effectiveness into your organization's everyday operations. Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations provides the framework and tools you need to start planning for tomorrow today.

 

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Contents

Figures
10
2 Rational Planning Model
20
Exhibits
24
Features and Context
73
KEY STEPS IN THINKING ACTING AND LEARNING
75
Challenges of Housing and Integrating Asylum Seekers
86
k Process for Its 20162017 Strategic Plan
95
Metropolitan Economic Development Associations Program With
169
Getting Started with Strategic Planning
380
RESOURCES
400
Participation Planning Matrix
407
Ethical Analysis Grid
417
and Social Media in the Strategic Planning Process
424
Open Government Maturity Model
426
Matching WebBased Tools to the Strategy Change Cycle
433
Cmap Displayed in Cmap Viewer
452

Identifying Strategic Issues Facing the Organization
187
Performance Indicators boxed with no shadow and Strategies Related
242
MANAGING THE PROCESS AND GETTING STARTED
351

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About the author (2018)

JOHN M. BRYSON is McKnight Presidential Professor of Planning and Public Affairs in the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

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