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Mega Planning
Practical Tools for Organizational Success

  • Roger Kaufman - Florida State University-Emeritus, Roger Kaufman & Associates, Florida State University, USA

December 1999 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
While most planning books just focus on individual jobs, tasks, and personal competence, Mega Planning examines the new realities for organizational success and provides the reader with the planning tools necessary to achieve responsive and responsible change. This book is the first frame of reference or level of planning that takes a wide-angle view of organizational and societal opportunities, emphasizing the importance of defining and justifying where the individual or organization should be heading, and leading to the discovery of new opportunities and challenges. It is filled with exercises, reality-based cases, and other aids to help the reader develop solutions and plans that work. MBA students, Executive MBA students, as well as managers, executives, and organizational consultants will benefit from reading this book.

 
Introduction
An 'Owner's Manual' for Benefiting from this Book  
 
The New Realities for Organizations, Society and Planning
Changing Paradigms  
 
Ends and Means
 
Needs and Needs Assessment
 
An Ideal Vision
The Underlying Basis for All Planning and Doing  
 
A Mega Planning Framework
 
Developing the Mega Plan
From Concept to Plan  
 
Tactical Planning
From the Mega Plan to Designing and Developing Success  
 
Putting the Mega Plan to Work
Integrating Mega Planning, Needs Assessment and Quality Management  
 
From Mega Plan to Organizational Success

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