9 Steps to Develop a Strategic Plan

Establish rapport and outline the program Get the group together, welcome participants, engage them in activities to build trust and confident with fellow participants, then introduce the program outline (which follows), detailing areas to be covered with time estimates. Invite participant’s comments, offer explanations, and make additions or deletions as necessary.   Articulate a vision […]

8 Ways to Developing Staff Cohesiveness

Be aware of the features of a cohesive team What are the characteristics of a team you are striving to establish? According to Douglas McGregor, the ideal team displays these features: The atmosphere is informal, comfortable, and relaxed. Everyone participates in discussions. Members listen to each other. Every idea is given an adequate airing. The […]

9 detailed phases in Planning

Basic Overview of Typical Phases in Planning Whether the system is an organization, department, business, project, etc., the basic planning process typically includes similar nature of activities carried out in similar sequence. The phases are carried out carefully or — in some cases — intuitively, for example, when planning a very small, straightforward effort. The […]