Blue Sky Software Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… The question ask, if there has been a strategic planning and decision-making change at Blue Sky? If so, is this a positive change? Yes, there has been a strategic plan and decision-making process at Blue Sky and positive change. The strategy plan comes from an outside consultant that has been asked to help Willis to develop an organization plan. A strategy plan must be for an organization and not an analysis of the current plan. In the past, there was no strategic plan in place based on Susy Hubres, one of the newest members of the Executive team. In her memo, she is proposing a three-day retreat for Blue Sky executives, and her main agenda for the meeting is developing a ten-year strategic …show more content…
It produces positive change for an organization and bridges staff and board directors (in the case of corporations). Benefits of Strategic Planning
This is a list of just some of the benefits that can be gained through implementing a strategic planning process(Anonymous, 2009). * Focus is placed on the important things. Resources (time, talent, money) are properly allocated to those activities that provide the most benefit. * Prove an awareness of the changing environment as a foundation for needed change. * Analyze the internal business culture and evaluate its impact on the company's performance. * Recognize the impact the changing business environment is having on the company and affect the needed changes in direction. * Become aware of the company's potentials in light of its strengths and weaknesses. * Identify and analyze available opportunities and potential threats. * May bring about a needed change of direction of the company. * Strategic issues can be brought up for top management review. * Able to set more realistic objectives that are demanding, yet attainable. * A need for better information for decisions making may be recognized. * Growth can be accelerated and
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I have also, utilized information from previous expert knowledge that I have received related to these types of issues. I strongly believe that Blue Sky Software has potential in becoming a leading software industry. The solutions I have provided ensuring a strategic plan to determine a clear picture of goals and objectives, and designing a matrix structure to provide problem solving, increased flexibility, better customer service, and better performance accountability will help this organization return on investment. I also feel by using an external consultant in identifying the company’s recommendations allowed Blue Sky to alleviated potential risk if they had used an internal

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