Vision And Strategic Plan Analysis
Barriers to having a vision and strategic plan
If a vision and strategic plan are so important, then what are the barriers to creating them? In other words, what might be preventing your organization from having an actionable vision and strategic plan to drive breakthrough improvements?
In many cases awareness is a key issue. Work goes on day-by-day, and the urgent and pressing needs of today's problems can be totaling absorbing. Isn't it enough to just deal with the problems right in front of us, and take each day one at a time? Probably not. In fact, it may be the absence of a vision and plan that cause your organization to be so reactive, and spend a lot of time fire-fighting rather than proactively meeting the needs of your customers. The symptoms you can look for include:
- Many initiatives are underway, with much activity producing little …show more content…
I believe this to be true of the change model used in this article to discuss visions and strategic planning. Take some example in your personal life that you have wanted to change but have been unsuccessful (either about yourself or about someone else). Then ask yourself where the breakdown is to achieve that change: awareness of the issue and how it impacts others, desire or motivation to do anything about it, knowledge of how to go about changing it, ability to act out the necessary steps, or sufficient reinforcement to hold the change in place. The power behind the framework is that the remedy is different depending on what the category is, and such a …show more content…
This will give us a good objective framework to identify where we are, and where we want to be.
In the Team Building Workshop, the Team can –
1. Review and assess their current Stage of Team Development.
2. Identify their future vision, where we want to be as a Team. This involves both a vision and clearly identified goals.
3. Identify clear short term goals, the next steps we must achieve to move them to the next level.
4. Plan how we will do this, strategies and actions to achieve those next steps.
Planning the Team’s Way Forward
Taking the 2 strands of goals together, the Team can sift out the mission critical areas for future development. A good Team Building Workshop should finish with a brainstorm and planning session so that the Team has a plan for improving each specific issue. They leave with action plans and new Team Processes to enable the Team to work effectively together
Section 6.1 to 6.4 have been covered