Strategic Planning Limitation
Strategic planning Limitations
Universities may encounter a multitude of problems as they go forward with their strategic planning process. This section discusses several of these difficulties and offers ways to minimize or avoid them.
Strategic planning is an involved, intricate, and complex process that takes an organization into the uncharted territory. It does not provide a ready to use prescription for success; instead, it takes the organization through a journey and helps develop a framework and context within which the answers will emerge. Literature and research has documented extensively the possible problems that may arise during the process. Being aware of these issues and prepared to address them is essential to success: organizations strategic planning effort may fail if these potential pitfalls are ignored. To increase universities awareness, this section reviews some of these limitations.
One of the major challenges of strategic planning is ensuring commitment at the top, because in some ways, strategic planning reduces executive decision-making power. It encourages involvement throughout the organization, and “empowers” people to make decisions within the framework defined by the strategic planning process. As a result, this shifts some of
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