Match Planning Sophistication to Organizational Evolution

Parrington, Mark
December 2006
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2006, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p43
The article discusses the four stages in the evolution of strategic planning by Alan Zuckerman, president of Health Strategies & Solutions. These involve basic financial planning, forecast-based planning, externally-oriented planning, and strategic and management planning. These four stages are important in an organization since they serve as catalysts for the integration of strategic thinking and management into the fiber of organization.


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