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The Systems Thinking Approach to Strategic Planning and Management

1st Edition

By Stephen Haines

CRC Press

388 pages

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Hardback: 9781574442786
pub: 2000-06-13
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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



Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Information Management