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Arkansas Best: Strategic Planning and Implementation Proposal

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Assist with writing a proposal outlining the research approach you will use for the Strategic Plan, due in Week Six. Include the following:

- How you intend to validate the organizational vision, mission, and values statements
- Sources you expect to use to perform an external environmental analysis
- Sources you expect to use to perform an internal environmental analysis

The organization I am using is Arkansas Best. Here is the website... http://www.arkbest.com/

If there are any sources used let me know what they are.

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This proposal at this point is just under 500 words. You have some room to put in your thoughts based on classroom learning and experience.

The research approach for this company would best be accomplished through a case study of the current and future needs of the company. The organization is in the process of consolidating offices from several areas, including Jacksonville, FL, back into the Arkansas headquarters. This is a cost saving move. The company's strategic plan needs to include flexibility while considering the needs and outcomes for its workers and the communities it serves and distributes from.

A look at the vision, mission, and values statements will give the researcher an idea of the proposed goals of the company, based on these statements. When ...

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