First we will collectively construct a historical timeline of the contemporary era of strategic management. Use the table below to see which ten-year period you will be considering. Then identify and research a theorist or major contributor to strategic management or strategic planning in that ten-year period. Post the results of your research in the appropriate thread within this forum by Thursday midnight, MT. In your post, include the initial of the first name and last name only (e.g., K. Branson) of a strategic management theorist or major contributor for your designated decade, a two-sentence synopsis of the major theory or approach of that person to strategic management, and two or more outside references. If someone else has identified the same name within or outside the same decade that is just fine.
Students' last names beginning with 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s+
Review all student posts in the threads to gain a sense of the historical development within strategic management. Analyze and synthesize the collective timeline information and post to the Discussion Board thread titled Part 2 the answer to the following question by Sunday midnight MT:
What decade was the most influential in developing the current approach to strategic management and how do you support that assertion?
My last name starts with C, I am on A-D, the year is the 1950s,
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One major contributor to strategic management during 1950s is P.Ducker. He is a major contributor to strategic management. Fundamental questions related to strategic management were addressed in his 1954 book "The Practice of Management" (New York. Harper & Brothers). He required the top management to ask and correctly answer the question" What is our business?". He wanted the top management to focus on the customer. Two outside references are:
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The answer to this problem explains answers relating to history of strategic management. The references related to the answer are also included.
Strategic Management Project: Charter Communication
sIdentified organization: Charter Communication
Identify the organization that you have chosen for your strategic plan. Provide a brief
background of this organization including its products, services and customers. Include the
organization's strategic planning model (including the history of successes and failures
associated with the process).
Mission Statement & Vision Statement:
How does the mission, vision and values aid to the organization in reaching its desired end state?
Include the mission statement and vision statement and refer to it in your analysis.
Internal Analysis & External Analysis:
Write an assessment of the organization including their ability to accomplish goals and objectives
as set in their previous strategic plan(s) and, their ability to respond to internal and external
changes and challenges.
SWOT analysis of your plan's focus area(s):
Incorporation of the SWOT findings into clearly stated goals and objectives for a 3-5 year period
focusing on your strategic plan area(s).
You will have 3-4 goals for each year with 3-4 measurable objectives for each goal. Goals can
span several years. Outline your goals and objectives clearly and then provide a narrative
explanation for each.
Long Term Objectives:
Designate the long term objectives in your strategic plan.
Strategy Analysis and Choice:
Choose the generic strategy and grand strategy. Then chosen and discuss why you have chosen
each and how they will fit within the framework of the organization.
Plan Goals and Implementation:
Discuss the goals and implementation for the business strategy. Include in this discussion the
organizational structure and the leadership and culture.
Critical Success Factors:
Describe the critical success factors.
Controls and Evaluation:
List and describe controls and evaluation methods.
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