1st Edition

The Systems Thinking Approach to Strategic Planning and Management

ISBN 9781574442786
Published June 13, 2000 by CRC Press
388 Pages

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Book Description

Easy-to-follow and understand, The Systems Thinking Approach to Strategic Planning and Management presents the first practical application of "systems thinking", a concept first introduced by Peter Senge in the Fifth Discipline as a new, better and elegantly simple A-B-C approach to strategic management, planning, and change. It provides a unique Systems Thinking ApproachÔ that places equal emphasis on planning, strategies, and change management processes in support of customer satisfaction.

Table of Contents

Reinventing Strategic Planning: An Overview
Revolutionary Change: Its Implications for Organizations
Yes...There Are Right Answers
The Organization: A Living, Breathing System
Reinventing Strategic Management (Planning and Change)
Developing a Strategic Plan: Step-by-Step
The Plan-to-Plan Day (Step #1)
Environmental Scanning and the Parallel Process
Ideal Future Vision (Step #2)
Key Success Measures (Step #3) or Goals
Current State Assessment (Step #4)
Strategy Development (Step #5)
Business Unit Planning (Step #6)
Annual Plans and Budgeting (Step #7)
Mastering Strategic Change: "Where the Rubber Meets the Road"
Plan-to-Implement (Step #8)
Strategy Implementation and Change (Step #9)
Annual Strategic Review and Update (Step #10)
Getting Started: Different Options and Customized Applications
Strategic Management Applications
Getting Started: Options

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