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This step creates the core strategies to bridge the gaps between the Ideal-Future Vision and the Current-State Assessment. It results in the development of three to seven core strategies to be implemented organization-wide. These strategies become the organizing principles and priorities used by everyone as a design framework to set annual organizational, departmental, and individual goals.

Each core strategy needs a set of five to fifteen strategic action items to achieve that strategy over the 3–5 year planning horizon. These become the major activities, organizational priorities, and changes required over time that help build 3-Year Business Unit Plans.



Cover of The Manager's Pocket Guide to Strategic and Business Planning


EBS 416-O Strategic Planning students need to read the highlighted section only. Click on the title for the chapter, which is above in red. This will take you to the start of the chapter. Scroll down to find the highlighted section.