How to Determine Strategic Planning Readiness
Posted by La Salle Nonprofit Center on January 15, 2019
Many organizations use the calendar to determine when it’s time to do strategic planning. It’s been three years, or five years, or even worse, 10 years, so it’s time. Others use a looming or current crisis as the signal that it’s time. But the mere fact that a number of years have passed since the last strategic planning process, or that the organization needs a panacea for what ails it, is not a recipe for a successful strategic planning process.
Strategic planning is an extensive and costly process; entering into it without assessing readiness is an almost certain guarantee for disaster and an indicator that you’ll be starting the process again before long under a likely cloud of negativity from the prior experience
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