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Start with reviewing some of our thought-leadership pieces on Strategic Planning below which include: Strategy & Leadership, Strategic Planning, and Effective Business Planning ; then call us .
Read about four primary elements of strategic planning in this article by George Palmatier. George shares 10 key questions to be asking and names 11 areas to consider for strategic thinking and direction.
New ways of thinking result in better planning
Published in Fall 2011 Manufacturing Today
Written by Oliver Wight Principals George Palmatier and Colleen "Coco" Crum,
For nearly three decades, companies have relied on Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) in their effort to improve business performance. What originally started as basic production planning in the 1970s evolved into S&OP in the 1980s. During that period, companies developed aggregate planning processes to align supply, demand and resources such as capacity and inventory. By the mid-1990s, S&OP further evolved to include product and portfolio management and financial projections.
An Executive’s Aid for Strategic Thinking, Development, and Deployment
In this white paper, George Palmatier discusses strategic thinking, development and deployment including techniques for communication, alignment, and continuous evaluation of the strategic planning process.
Published in Business Excellence Magazine in July 2008
Author: Jon Minerich
The first article in this series on managing and leading people focuses on the three key areas of the strategy process:
and on the impact of leadership on the successful execution of strategy.