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Evaluation Phase in Strategic Planning Process

One of the most skipped steps in the strategic planning process is the evaluation phase. Assume that you work for a hospital that has just implemented its 5-year strategic plan and the plan has been in effect for 1 year.

What do you feel is the most appropriate way to evaluate this plan, and what time frame would you use for evaluation? Why?

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In a situation of this nature I think that the most appropriate way to evaluate this plan is to compare the progress that is made by this plan with the overall objectives that are sought to be accomplished by the strategic plan. In essence, due to the fact that the strategic plan is comprised of five years, then at least 20% of the overall objectives should be completed during each year that the ...