Is Strategic Planning Passé?

Strategic Planning
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic

Strategic Planning > Best Practices

Dr Robin C Hesler, Canada
Is strategic planning in the traditional sense passé? It may very well be given the rapidly changing environment organizations face especially in technology including social media and the collapsing financial world. Maybe one should be planning for only 1 year, assessing and revising the corporation's strategies. The rigid structure of strategic planning may need a new model. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

Please register now to read all responses and to join this discussion yourself. It's easy and 100% free.

Sign up for free     Log in


  Andre Vanasse
 

Focus on Objectives Rather Than Detailled Action Plan

Perhaps we spend too much time to build a detailed action plan while doing the strategic plan. Models we had were directing us to do so.
We should concentrate on establishing general objectives for 2-3 years.
Then focus annually on building a yearly action plan based on those objectives giving us the opportunity to review changes in both external and internal environments.

  P. ter Horst, Strategy Consultant, Chile
 

The Human Factor in Strategic Planning

I think strategic planning is not passé, and you'r (...)

  Dr Robin C Hesler, Canada
 

Strategic Planning

Good comments mr. ter Horst. I didn't mean that st (...)

  Barri Blauvelt, Professor, United States
 

Strategic Plans Can no Longer Be 'Hardwired'

Strategic planning is more critical than ever, but (...)

  Javier Carrera, Mexico
 

Strategic Planning is Needed. Short and Long Term

Now more than ever a strategic planning must be do (...)

  Augusto Carreira, Partner, Portugal
 

Strategic Planning Needed but Do it Well !

Strategies are in general no more than guesswork a (...)

  Tony Wasserman, Professor, United States
 

Strategic Planning? Yes, But not Carved in Stone

For me, the problem isn't with strategic planning, (...)

  Eduardo Montes, Consultant, Mexico
 

Long Term Strategic Planning

It seems that we always forget that businesses are (...)

  Larry Chaitt, Writer, Croatia
 

Strategic Planning Must be Flexible and Provide Options

Today we stand on a cliff overlooking a possible w (...)

  Timmy Baksh, Analyst, Trinidad and Tobago
 

Contingency Planning

Strategic planning has always had that "long term" (...)

  Jaffer Hussainee, Consultant, Japan
 

Sense & Respond Factor in Strategic Planning

If an organization has a "vision" of its future th (...)

  Zsolt Nyiri, Netherlands
 

Strategic Planning is not a Process of Analysis But of Synthesis

The term "Strategic Planning" contains 'strategy' (...)

  Madan Gopal Agarwal, Business Consultant, India
 

What is Strategic Planning?

The definition itself clarifies what it means - a (...)

  Tinus van der Merwe
 

Postpone Time Frame in Strategic Planning

In my view difficulties arise when one starts off (...)

  Magnus Lavman
 

Ability to Change or Improvise Requires Constant Assessments

Quick changes in our environment do NOT make plann (...)

  Arunas Beksta, management consultant and trainer, Lithuania
 

Change of Strategic Factors

I'm thinking about the strategic factors we use fo (...)

  Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece
 

Strategic Planning Now Requires Continous Monitoring

Strategic planning has always been a difficult exe (...)

  John L Smith, Consultant, United States
 

Is Strategic Planning Passe

Yes, it's passe. No, it's not. It's still helpful. (...)

  MICHAEL PETIT, PHD, Director, Australia
 

Strategic Learning Rather Than Planning

Strategic planning outcomes are simply a manifesta (...)

  Tom Griffin, Analyst, United States
 

Abandoning Strategy is Unwise

Suggesting that you abandon strategy will diffuse (...)

  JAWAD, Teacher, Pakistan
 

Future of Strategic Planning

Yes I agree with all said, but we have to consider (...)

  Sallmann, Manager, Belgium
 

FAST LEARNING is a Key Competitive Advantage

I really agree with your statement Michael, fast l (...)

  Tero Kaleva, Partner, Finland
 

Is Strategic Planning Passé?

I would start my answer from the need. If you can (...)

  karel sovak, Professor, United States
 

Strategic Planning Passe?

Strategic planning is all about dedicating the pro (...)

  kamholtz, United States
 

Strategic Planning Passe

Most have described innovative approaches to their (...)

  James Hoker, Student (Other), United States
 

Strategic Planning NOT Passe

To say strategic planning is passe, suggests insuf (...)

  Brian Flagg, Management Consultant, United States
 

'Change is Fast and Planning is Useless' - Mantra

Hooray James Hoker (and others). Not only is it (...)

  Suleiman C. Muttani, Consultant, Tanzania
 

Unused Strategic Plans

Many strategic plans are not put into use! In the (...)

  Tayo Aduloju, CEO, Nigeria
 

Strategic Planning is Only One Piece of the Puzzle

What seems to be clear from every one's comments i (...)

  Erdohegyi Gabor , Management Consultant, Hungary
 

What is Planning For?

My approach and explanation to planning: planning (...)

  Vijay Jassal, Entrepreneur, India
 

Is Strategic Planning Passe?

Definitely not! One needs strategic planning at al (...)

  KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States
 

Strategic Planning is Important

Strategic planning has to incorporate emerging tre (...)

  john harris
 

Current Strategic Planning Needs Agility and Strong Policies

In the 12th century, strategic planning already wa (...)

  Gabriel Ramirez, Professor, Colombia
 

Empowerment and Orchestration

In an ever faster changing complex environment, go (...)

  Amondson
 

Realistic Strategic Planning

We all know the pros and cons of SP, but with any (...)

  Tatyana, CxO / Board, Russian Federation
 

Turbulent World Needs More Than Strategic Planning

The turbulent world needs something else than plan (...)

  Anyebe, Peter, HR Consultant, Nigeria
 

Connecting Organizational Competences to Market Demands

Strategy connects organizational competences to th (...)

  BNYa, Consultant, India
 

Strategic Planning not Time Bound

I don't consider the strategic plan to be time bou (...)

  Augusto Carreira, Partner, Portugal
 

Strategic Planning is Time Bound

What is the difference between a strategic plan an (...)

  Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece
 

Strategic Planning is Time Bound

Sorry Bnya but strategic planning is definitely ti (...)

  Sabine Pitcher, Manager, United Kingdom
 

Strategic Planning - Can't See What's Changed

Maybe I'm just not getting it - we've always had a (...)

  KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States
 

Strategic Planning not Time Bound

I do agree that there should be a long term (5+yea (...)

  Benhoumeur
 

Is Strategic Planning Something Dépassé? ou Passé?

Are we talking about the 70's? If so sp is passé a (...)

  KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States
 

Strategic Planning not Passe.. Meaning Evolving..

There are large conglomerates, and smaller busines (...)

  Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece
 

Is Strategic Planning Passe

Dear Kathryn, your comments are very interesting. (...)

  Daniel Schneider, Business Consultant, United States
 

Is Strategic Planning Passe

Having read many of the comments, I have begun to (...)

  Lindquist
 

Is Strategic Planning Passe

I must agree with those who have suggested that a (...)

  KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States
 

Collaboration in Strategic Planning

There is a global climate of uncertainty, which ma (...)

  Merryck Leigh, Business Consultant, United States
 

3 Different Levels of Strategic Planning

I think that many are lumping strategic planning i (...)

  Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece
 

What Makes Strategic Planning Inflexible

Merryck, your comment is very good. In general str (...)

  Timmy Baksh, Analyst, Trinidad and Tobago
 

Strategic Planning

Merryck, I like your break down and approach to th (...)

  KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States
 

Strategic Planning Must Be Parly Inflexible and Partly Flexible.

From this discussion thread it appears that there (...)

  Dr Gary Jones, Business Consultant, Australia
 

Strategic Planning is Evolving...

Strategic planning commenced in the 1950's. It was (...)

  Lazaro Tobon Vallejo, Teacher, Colombia
 

Strategic Planning Needs Adaptation

Strategic planning isn't passé. It needs adaptatio (...)

  Dr Gary Jones, Business Consultant, Australia
 

Type of Strategic Planning Needed

You are certainly right Lazaro. The continued appr (...)

  Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece
 

Is Strategic Planning Passe?

Strategic planning is consistent with the ultimate (...)

  Merryck Leigh, Business Consultant, United States
 

Business Model Trumps Strategic Planning

@: Most successful small business I know, many me (...)

  Lindquist
 

Short and Long-term Planning

@: I make the assumption that a strategic plan loo (...)

  Clark Brady, Strategy Consultant, United States
 

Future Objective is Required

Good comments have been given by others, mine is a (...)

  MICHAEL PETIT, PHD, Director, Australia
 

We Need to Focus on Why the Assumptions Don't Reflect Reality

Strategy is ultimately a coherent series of action (...)

  Merryck Leigh, Business Consultant, United States
 

Strategic Inertia is an Increasing Liability?

@: it is merely inertia that scribes a straight li (...)

  Ted Garrison, Management Consultant, United States
 

Is Strategic Planning Passe?

Is strategic planning passe. Never. You asked abou (...)

  Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece
 

In Turbulent Times, Strategic Plans Should be Revised More Often

Strategic planning is certainly not passe. However (...)

  Ted Garrison, Management Consultant, United States
 

Strategy must Balance Short-term and Long-term

@ : Professor - I agree and yes it is a shame that (...)

  Ted Garrison, Management Consultant, United States
 

Typically Strategic Planning is Focused on the Wrong Entity

Dr. Hesler - Is strategic planning in the traditio (...)

  Ted Garrison, Management Consultant, United States
 

Strategy is Journey

@: I totally agree that strategies must change - i (...)

  salem ahmed, Teacher, Yemen
 

Strategic Planning is More Profitable

To develop your strategic planning has to subseque (...)

  rajiv gupta, Business Consultant, India
 

What is 'strategy' Itself and Role of Strategic Planning

Strategy can be better defined as a mechanism to c (...)

 
More on Strategic Planning
Summary
Forum
🔥Wicked Problems and Strategy Approaches to Deal with Them
Should Top Managers be Strategists?
The OGSM Framework
Best Practices
Is Strategic Planning Passé?
🥈S T R A T E G Y Acronym
🥉Strategic Planning must be Dynamic
Strategic Thinking versus Operational Thinking?
Factors in Strategic Decision Making
Why do Most Strategic Plans Fail?
Strategic Planning is about Elimination
Strategy Means Directional Initiatives to Protect And/or Improve your Current Position
Congruence Model Summary
Objectives of Organisation
Why Strategic Planning is Essential
Classical Strategic Planning Process
How Leaders See Strategy Reviews
New Strategic Planning Models
Continuous Planning and Control
Markets > Vision > Strategy + Execution
Brand Strategy for a Start-up
From Traditional to Innovative Strategic Planning
Strategic Planning and Power
Strategic Planning in an Opportunity for Involvement
Strategic Planning Models in Airline Industry
Strategic Plans Must be Used and Executed!
3 Main Activities of Strategic Planning
How to Help a Team Carry Out Strategic Planning
Shorten the Time Window of Strategic Plans
Overseeing Strategy and Strategic Oversight
Goals - Part of the Plan?
Special Interest Group Leader

Are you an expert in Strategic Planning? Sign up for free


Strategic Planning
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
© 2020 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.6 - Last updated: 30-11-2020. All names ™ of their owners.