Strategic Thinking, Tactical Strategies, And Competitive Advantage
- Why is strategic planning necessary? Why do organizations engage in the strategic planning process?
- From your readings, what are your thoughts about the ACHE’s strategic plan development process? Does it represent best practices, based on your textbook? Can you envision using a similar process within a general health care setting? Why or why not?
- Define their mission and vision. What is the organization’s purpose? What does it want to achieve? Strategic planning helps organizations to clarify their mission and vision so that they can make decisions that are aligned with their long-term goals.
- Identify their strengths and weaknesses. What are the organization’s strengths? What are its weaknesses? Strategic planning helps organizations to assess their strengths and weaknesses so that they can make informed decisions about how to allocate resources.