New Approach to Strategic Planning: The Impact of Leadership and Culture on Plan Implantation via the Three Cs: Cooperation, Collaboration and Coordination

18 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2011 Last revised: 12 Jun 2013

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Asghar Zomorrodian

School of Public Policy & Administration Walden University

Date Written: March 4, 2011

Abstract

Strategic approach to management in general and strategic planning in particular has gained popularity and application in today’s competitive and volatile environment. Increasingly in the present complex world, leaders and managers in public and nonprofit organizations feel the need to be strategic in their planning in order to fulfill the organizational mission and enhance stakeholders’ satisfaction, Many problems though arise in successful implementation of such plans even if such plans are designed effectively. This paper will explore the most recent literature findings on the crucial role of three processes of collaboration, cooperation and coordination, known as the three C, play in successful implementation of such plans. Two major dimensions of the organization’s internal capability, Leadership and Culture will be examined along with those 3 major factors for jump starting a successful strategic plan and securing the support of key stakeholders.

Keywords: Strategic plan, Implementation, Stakeholders, Cooperation, Coordination, collaboration

JEL Classification: P1, P2, L2, L3, M1, E6

Suggested Citation

Zomorrodian, Asghar, New Approach to Strategic Planning: The Impact of Leadership and Culture on Plan Implantation via the Three Cs: Cooperation, Collaboration and Coordination (March 4, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1777307 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1777307

Asghar Zomorrodian (Contact Author)

School of Public Policy & Administration Walden University ( email )

Irvine, CA
United States

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