Presentation on theme: "CREATING A STRATEGIC FOUNDATION Leadership Institute March 2006."— Presentation transcript:
CREATING A STRATEGIC FOUNDATION Leadership Institute March 2006
A PROCESS WHICH DEVELOPS STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS TO INCREASE THE PROBABILITY OF ACHIEVING YOUR MISSION
STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS Strategic Thinking Board/ED Responsibility Mission/Values/ Vision/Goals Strategic Foundation
STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS Strategic Thinking Board/ED Responsibility Mission/Values/ Vision/Goals Strategic Foundation Action Planning Board/Staff/Volunteers What/How/Who/When Operating Framework
PURPOSE ONLY AFTER WE DETERMINE THE END PURPOSE OF AN ORGANIZATION - ITS REASON FOR BEING - CAN WE BEGIN TO SHAPE AN IDENTITY AND STRUCTURE TO SUIT THAT PURPOSE. MICHAEL HAMMER BEYOND REENGINEERING
KEY ELEMENTS OF A PURPOSE STATEMENT WHO ARE WE? WHAT DO WE DO? WHAT IMPACT HAVE WE MADE?
DISCUSSION Define your organizations primary purpose How are we doing (1-10)
CORE VALUES Core values are the essential and enduring terms of an organization. A small set of timeless guiding principles, core values require no external justification; they have intrinsic value and importance to those inside the organization.
CORE VALUES The core values embodied in our credo might be a competitive advantage, but that is not why we have them. We have them because they define for us what we stand for, and we would hold them even if they became a competitive disadvantage in certain situations. Ralph S. Larsen CEO of Johnson & Johnson
BREAKOUT DISCUSSION What are our Core Values? Are they central to our Mission/Purpose?
BREAKOUT GROUPS * Green – Harbour/Miles/Harper/Hodges Rasmussen/Gales/Flaherty/ Wilcox/Rodgers * Orange – Kleisslier/Dickey/Field/Bowen/ Hanan/Litman/Taylor/Langham/ Wilcox * Purple – Lechner/Lawson/Freeman/Sullivan Mumma/Ruskin/Kemp/Thomas
FIRST A PICTURE PYRAMIDS, CATHEDRALS AND ROCKETS EXIST NOT BECAUSE OF GEOMETRY, THEORIES OF STRUCTURES OR THERMODYNAMICS, BUT BECAUSE THEY WERE FIRST A PICTURE - A VISION - IN THE MINDS OF THOSE WHO BUILT THEM. EUGENE FERGUSON Historian
BREAKOUT DISCUSSION What is our Picture of the Cultural Environment we want to Create in our Community?
Creating the future is an enormous task and is only worth doing if you have goals that make a meaningful difference. Peter Drucker
AUDACIOUS GOALS > CLEAR AND COMPELLING > CATALYST FOR TEAM SPIRIT > ENGAGING FOR EVERYONE > DEFINED FINISH LINE > TANGIBLE AND FOCUSED Jim Collins/Built to Last
BHAGS AND OTHER GOALS BHAGS – Visionary Goals Operational Goals > Near Term > Functional
SETTING OUR PRIORITIES How many BHAGs can we accomplish? Are there key get it done now goals?
BREAKOUT DISCUSSION What should be our Primary Goals? > Developing Candidates > Reaching Consensus