* Read Ch. 8 of Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage.
Read Ch. 10 & 13 of Strategic Management.
* Read Ch. 6 & 8 of The Strategy Process.
* Individual Assignment: Implementation, Strategic Controls, and Contingency Plans
, completing short-term objectives via outsourcing, initiate strategic controls, and implement the e-commerce initiative.
Risk Assessment and Mitigation
The possible risks with the implementation and insertion of a contingency plan are that Harrison-Keyes did not think of every scenario of...
to reduce their prices as well. This illustrates the interconnection of the strategies of firms in the same industry.
10. Medium- and Short-Range Planning, Implementation through Reengineering, Staffing, Leadership, and Control
Although not a part of the strategic planning process (and...
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6.1 Implementation & Coordination 13
6.2. Control 14
7. Sales & Forecast 14
8. Contingency Plans 14
9. Conclusion 15
Strategic Situation Summary
A review of the comparative figures of the local commercial banks as at fiscal year-end 2000 revealed that the HYBS Bank Ltd...
employees, all aligned towards the vision of providing the best products for our clients.
One of the most important changes that Harrison-Keyes should undergo is a revamp of its implementation team. Jan Peters has made a grave mistake in the failure of his team to develop a contingency plan. This...
effective working relationships (Gray, 2004). This creation will help H-K increase employee morale and production.
The lack of a well thought out plan for implementing the strategy presents further challenges. No contingency planning was included in the original strategic implementation plan. As a result...
planning; and the three factors that have influenced strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.
Tyco's managerial success stems from a long history of planning strategies and implementation of those strategies. In 1960, Tyco was founded by Arthur Rosenburg, Ph.D. and had begun a long...
oversight. We didn't plan on once in millennium floods in Asia wiping out our supplier' (para. 2).
Jan also says, 'I agree we were sloppy to have left out the contingency plan and not do a thorough job on the implementation' (para. 11).
HK can develop project control to recognize when...
Running Head: Implementation, Strategic Controls, and Contingency Plans
Implementation, Strategic Controls, and Contingency Plans
STR/581 Version 4
Strategic Planning & Implementation
July 12, 2011
Starbucks is the worlds leading specialty coffee retailer. The company...
company pays “close attention to the implementation plan the company can ensure that the strategic plan are carried out and keep control” (Batman & Snell, 2011).
"Strategic control focuses on the dual questions of whether: the strategy is being implemented as planned; and the results...
3.1 The Internal Environment 4
3.2 The External Environment 4
3.3 The General Environment 5
3.4 The Culture of COC 5
4 PLANNING 5
4.1 Business Planning 5
4.2 Plan Implementation 6
4.3 The Policy and Procedures Manual 7
4.4 Contingency Planning 7
5 ORGANISING 7
5.1 The Approach to Designing...
ensure customer satisfaction is met. Drafting a budget and forecast has enabled a break-even point to be determined on a monthly basis as well. Finally, the risk management plan put in place is one in which the financial risk of having a slow month can be overcome.
Pearce, J.A., & Robinson, R.B. (2011). Strategic Management: Formulation, Implementation, and Control (12th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill/Irwin...
knowledge about how to effectively implement a contingency planning system and incorporate it into the entity’s strategic plans. “Strategic planning is the process of formulating and implementing decisions about an organization’s future direction. This process is vital to every organization’s survival...
management tools such as project control processes, WBS, integrated information systems, and strategic planning processes.
Harrison-Keyes’ e-publishing project has been plagued by a multitude of issues as the result of poor strategic planning and implementation. Leadership’s poor...
control can be wider.
Types of Plans
Three major types of plans can help managers achieve their organization's goals: strategic, tactical, and operational. Operational plans lead to the achievement of tactical plans, which in turn lead to the attainment of strategic plans...
to this definition, key aspects of the mgt process (for managers to undertake) are:
Manager: - someone who coordinates the biz's limited resources to achieve specific goals. A manager must be both effective and efficient. Managers plan, organise, lead and control (POLC) the biz (see below...
little control. They could be considered legal and political turbulences which must be carefully negotiated to avoid derailment or deviation from the vision and mission. In some instances it calls for the integration of these issues into the management plan. A typical example of this was revealed in...
level of risk, including how many legacy systems are being replaced and how many users will be affected. Orcon may experience a massive ERP failure of its ERP system and there could be many reasons for its ERP system to experience problems. The reasons and the implementations of the contingency plans...
organization. The effort involved in this type of budgeting is roughly equivalent to annually producing an organizational budget, a strategic plan, a functional analysis, and performance evaluations for every manager. The application of ZBB would be different for academic departments and for service...
risks, producing contingency plans and making the equipment compliant with the NHS Executive Guidance. All hospitals had a major incident plan and an implementation plan in case of a crisis and "departmental managers were charged with assessing the criticalities of equipment/ software to ensure...
factors, some of the
factors are highly significant Premise control is necessary to identify key assumptions & keep a track of any change. Implementation control:- evaluating whether the plans , programs & projects are guiding the organization. May lead to strategic rethinking (PERT /CPM) Strategic...
implementation of a good strategic plan is vital to the success of Wawa’s expansion into the Florida market. The implementation plan will pinpoint important factors to assist the organization through this milestone in company history. Additionally, leadership must target any areas that organizational...
revisit the implementation plan and initiate the strategic controls. The four basic types of strategic control are (a) premise control (b) special alert control (c) strategic surveillance and (d) implementation control. (Pearce & Robinson, 2004). Strategies are often based on numerous premises, some...
this phase that FTI will have the greatest level of control, and should be thinking of later phases and the issues that may arise. This is the time when the final WBS and contingency plans should be formulated. Future phases are more subject to external environmental forces, and time becomes more...
process but the implementation of the plans that are laid out. In order for a company's strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency plans to work they must be in full alignment with each other to be fully effective, “that is, they must be consistent, mutually supportive, and focused on achieving...
conclude with analyzing three factors that influence the company’s strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.
Legal, Ethical, and Social Responsibility Issue
Few years ago, Arthur Andersen analysis notices that ethics plans were very useful. Ethics plans are concerning to value-driven...
completing the planning process, management must organize, monitor and control the performance. The management team will need to watch over the many levels of the structure within the company. When a problem arise, contingency plans need to be set and redirect operations toward the desired goal...
Running head: HARRISON-KEYES PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN
Harrison-Keyes Project Management Plan
University of Phoenix
MBA590/Strategic Implementation and Alignment
March 5, 2009
This paper offers a comprehensive project management plan for Harrison-Keyes to implement...
will be done through a toll-free number, so that customers can get easy access of it. Apart from that we would also be introducing the home delivery order with Text-Messaging service.
Implementation and Control
After the plan has been developed and has been launched the implementation comes...