strategic plan


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strategic plan

A managerial term for a long-term, high-level plan that identifies a broad spectrum of organisational goals and a “flowchart” for accomplishing same.
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Quite simply, the content of a well-used strategic plan describes five things: 1) in 10 words or less, the purpose of the organization (mission); 2) its desired future state (vision); 3) a few high-level approaches for changing the course of the organization (strategies); 4) a very few measures that reflect the extent to which the organization is moving toward its vision (indicators); and 5) a few principles that should guide day-to-day behavior (values).
Yet another strategic plan is to work on an annual basis with our community leaders in government and in the private sector to tell us whether we're meeting expectations.
Following additional discussions with members of the NIEHS Public Interest Liaison Group (which includes representatives of disease groups, at-risk groups, and environmental groups who meet periodically with NIEHS staff), a draft of the strategic plan was posted on the NIEHS website in December for public comment through 24 January 2006.
Three years ago, we revamped the strategic plan to incorporate a financial plan.
The four areas are logical extensions and growth from key areas of the 2002 Strategic Plan, she said.
Despite the rhetoric of the New Freedom Initiative and the wish list embodied in the HHS Strategic Plan, the real lesson of the CMS Nursing Home Transition Demonstrations may be that for a significant number of residents, there is no reasonable substitute for the security and care levels provided by nursing facilities.
The strategic plan should help guide the association's structure in terms of formation and discontinuance of committees and task forces as well as staffing allocations and areas of responsibility.
The JPA process is linked closely to the strategic plan, which the agency updates annually.
If you create an aspirational strategic plan -- and then complement this strategic plan with objective, credible and timely performance measures -- then you're two thirds of the way home.
During a year-long process, these discussions evolved into a collectively designed system-wide strategic plan that would be effective on rural as well as urban, large as well as small campuses (California State University, 1997).
Now that you've scaled those mountains, it's time to address how you can keep your business running as you head toward profit and viability with the help of a carefully drafted strategic plan.

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