The first stage in development of a strategic plan for the organisation involves determining who needs to be involved in the planning process.
The Management Committee needs to decide who should be involved in the strategic planning process. Generally, it should involve as appropriate:
When the Management Committee has decided who will be involved, it is necessary to decide at what level and how different stakeholders will contribute to the organisations planning for the future. There are many different ways stakeholders can be involved, such as:
A combination of these approaches is likely to ensure that all groups/stakeholders have a say in developing the strategic plan.
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