The Lexington Public Library in Lexington Kentucky
Write a 6 page paper (not including title page and reference page) that addresses the following:
- Describe an existing non-profit or public organization of interest to you. Include the organization’s mission, stakeholders, short-term goals (1–4 years), mid-terms goals (5–14 years), and long-term goals (15–20 years).
- Select and explain your role as a stakeholder, including why this organization is important to you both personally and professionally.
- Explain how you, in your role, will help to evaluate and revise the organization’s strategic planning process. Include any potential legal implications of revising the organization’s current strategic plan.
- Explain at least 3 strategic goals that you would recommend for the organization, which will directly contribute to and effect positive social change.
Use proper APA formatting and include the following:
- A title page and running head
- An introduction that states the purpose of the paper
- Level 1 headings to define each part of the paper
- A conclusion to synthesize the entire paper
- A minimum of six scholarly sources to support your paper
- In-text citations as appropriate
- A reference list
Bryson, J. M. (2011). Strategic planning for public and nonprofit organizations: A guide to strengthening and sustaining organizational achievement (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
- Chapter 10, “Reassessing and Revising Strategies and Plans” (pp. 317–351)This chapter examines approaches for building a strategic management system. It also provides guidelines for reviewing implemented strategies and plans.
- Resource C, “Developing a Livelihood Scheme That Links Aspirations, Distinctive Competencies, and Distinctive Assets” (pp. 450–468)This resource outlines a process for identifying competencies for public and non-profit organizations.
Free Management Library. (n.d.). Basics of identifying strategic issues and goals. Retrieved June 14, 2014, from http://managementhelp.org/strategicplanning/issues…
This website provides questions to help organizations identify strategic issues and outline goals.
Olesen, K., & Richardson, T. (2012). Strategic planning in transition: Contested rationalities and spatial logics in twenty-first century Danish planning experiments. European Planning Studies, 20(10), 1689–1706.