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Strategic Planning for Dummies

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Maximum, sustainable, long-term growth is a result of planning, not accident. This title is aimed at business owners and entrepreneurs who seek to build and sustain a competitive edge, set up an ongoing process for assessing markets and trends, and develop a vision for their business's future growth.
Paperback, 360 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by For Dummies (first published October 30th 2006)
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Giang Nguyen
Feb 13, 2015 Giang Nguyen rated it really liked it
Very organized lay-out. Easy to read. The author is very understanding of planning reality. A good piece of materials for those who are starting a new working term and got no ideas of what to do!
Chris Armer
Nov 23, 2015 Chris Armer rated it really liked it
Great layout to teach the basics of Strategic Planning. This book is a great reference tool for anyone involved in the strategic planning process of an organization.
Tore
Jul 07, 2008 Tore rated it it was ok
I haven't read any other books on Strategic Planning, so I cannot judge the content quality.

The writing, however, was wooden and lacking in any kind of wit, humor, or pedagogy. It boggles my mind that this was seen as a fit ...for dummies book.

On top of that, the book is marred by numerous proofreading errors - typos and grammar errors aplenty.

I gave up with only a chapter left - at that point it had been sitting at my bedside table for a good three months.
Vegetarian
Mar 16, 2012 Vegetarian rated it really liked it
Good sections on the balanced business scorecard and deeloping report cards for projects (and social changes involing policy inplementation).
Marilyn Mandala
Apr 10, 2009 Marilyn Mandala rated it really liked it
Informative, well laid out, easy steps, simple but very helpful exercises, useful to me in ways that are elementary, my dear Watson...
Martin Linkov
May 14, 2011 Martin Linkov rated it liked it
Shelves: bizna
Straight to the point and clear
Cara
Dec 28, 2009 Cara rated it liked it
this one is for work...
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