Strategic thinking is a powerful skill that clinic managers and supervisors can use in creating clinic or program plans designed to meet future goals and effectively use available resources. Chapter 18 : The Roles of Analysis and Intuition in Strategic Decision Making Chapter 19 : Decision-Making Approaches to Strategic Thinking Chapter 20 : Coordinating Intuition and Analysis to Facilitate Strategic Thinking Part 8 : What Does Culture Have to do With Strategic Thining? Highly recommended for policy and business leaders who aspire to strengthen strategic thinking. Think of strategic thinking as putting a puzzle together. Surf and Dive Learning Domains -- Surf Domain -- Dive Domain -- Frames -- Transformative Learning -- pt. Personalized development is hard to provide, therefore organizations turn to less effective group development. Sloan is both erudite and practical in her approach. Ibrahim, Brigadier General; former Egyptian Defense Attaché to Beijing, China Table of Contents Part 1: How Did We Get Here? The quest to build your strategic skills can be uncomfortable.
Recognizing that she was not bringing her full value to the table, she started to evaluate her tasks based on urgency and importance as outlined in. She is an executive coach and speaker on issues of strategic leadership, leadership presence, and interpersonal effectiveness. Sloan is a pioneer in helping us understand that process and planning are necessary, yet insufficient elements of what it takes to be a successful strategic thinker. Partnerships with area congregations are an important approach to achieving this goal. Overused and under-defined, the term is often used interchangeably with other strategic management terms. Developing Critical Reflective Processes 29.
Paint a machine lever red? Intuition as a Must-Have for Learning to Think Strategically 17. Or consider an entrepreneurial client who insists on answering the phones himself. This authoritative book traces the history of strategy, differentiates strategic thinking from strategic planning, describes the influence of culture, streamlines the roles of rationality and intuition and identifies five key attributes for learning to thinking strategically. That said, it was a difficult book for me to read and it took me longer than usual. Contemporary Competing Views of Strategy 3.
What is the Role of Inquiry in Critical Dialogue? The concept of strategy is vague. I Summary and Questions -- pt. And yes, I do believe that vision is important. This research-based book introduces the concept as the foundation of business strategy that is distinct from strategic planning and strategic implementation. However, such promising scenarios have not materialized yet. And by building these relationships, you not only understand all elements of your business better, but you have taken the time to know who is working on each area and can pick up the phone to brainstorm with key individuals. The implication for the individual leader is that it is pointless to worry about nature versus nurture.
In Learning to Think Strategically, Julia Sloan examines the relationship between strategic thinking and the continuous learning. Intuition as a Must-Have for Learning to Think Strategically -- Know-How: Our Tacit Knowledge -- 16. Through its examination of personality development and strategic decision-making it promotes selfanalysis and understanding. But now that the company gets a hundred phone calls a day, he decides to install an automated attendant, freeing himself to do other things. This book is an original primer on how successful strategists learn to think strategically.
If you can rearrange your factory processes and produce 5,000 units a day, whole new markets open up. There are 83,416 other business books that will teach you some kind of strategic thinking. Now, I can see the Value of reading Fiction. Ibrahim, Brigadier General; former Egyptian Defense Attaché to Beijing, China About The Author Julia Sloan is Principal of Sloan International Inc. She received her doctorate in organizational leadership from Columbia University where she teaches strategic thinking.
Intuition as a Must-Have for Learning to Think Strategically 16. Evaluation of work results does not provide enough information for the employee development. Julia Sloan in which we experimented her methods on real strategic questions we were grappling with. The Role of Dialogue in the Strategic Thinking Process 14. In this third edition of a popular text, the author provides an unconventional definition and model for strategic thinking based on critical theory. The Role of Culture in Strategic Thinking 24.
They challenge the status quo and get people talking about underlying assumptions. The author impels students, executives and policy leaders to expand their focus beyond a strategic planning model to a more expansive and complex notion of strategy that includes strategic thinking as a response to innovation needs and perpetual change. What could impact the outcome in a negative way? Coordinating Intuition and Analysis to Facilitate Strategic Thinking -- pt. Chapter 21 : The Role of Culture in Strategic Thinking Chapter 22 : The Challenge of Introducing Strategic Thinking Across Cultures Part 9 : Is Anybody Born With This Know-How? Group and logically order your main points, and keep things as succinct as possible. The Triangle Model Part 3: What Does Learning to Think Strategically Look Like? In her third edition Sloan takes us further and deeper in our comprehension of what it means to think strategically within complex environments and how to build strategic capacity.
Her learning-based model is an individualized experience that forever and again advances the way we think about and form strategy. Based on a masterful examination of how we learn to think strategically, this book offers an insightful, unconventional, and original proposition for developing strategic thinkers. This textbook delineates and defines strategic thinking as a conceptual cognitive capability, focusing on the nonlinear, divergent, and informal nature of strategic thinking. Chronology of Strategy -- Ancient Greek Concept of Strategy -- Military Influence on Strategy -- Twentieth-Century Corporate Strategy -- Strategy and the Academy -- Strategy and Consultancies -- Shift in Corporate Strategy Role -- 2. Most highly recommended book for business and policy leaders.