Plan or Be Planned for: The Growing Significance of Strategic Planning

  title={Plan or Be Planned for: The Growing Significance of Strategic Planning},
  author={Donald E. Riggs},
  journal={College \& Research Libraries},
  • D. Riggs
  • Published 1 September 1997
  • Business
  • College & Research Libraries
Since the mid-1960s, corporate leaders have been using strategic planning as the “one best way” to design, create, and realize their organizations’ future. By the beginning of the 1980s, we began witnessing the use of strategic planning by many nonprofit organizations including churches, schools, and different types of libraries. Unlike traditional planning, strategic planning is ongoing and iterative, involves the development of cognition, and is a learning process. Moreover, its emphasis on… 
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