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Preparing for the future : strategic planning in the U.S. Air Force

Preparing for the future : strategic planning in the U.S. Air Force

Author: Michael Barzelay; Colin Campbell
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2003.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barzelay, Michael.
Preparing for the future.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2003011345
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Barzelay; Colin Campbell
ISBN: 0815796072 9780815796077 9780815708445 0815708440 9780815708452 0815708459
OCLC Number: 55898039
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 274 pages)
Contents: Preface --
1 Visioning, Strategic Planning, and Corporate Evolution --
2 Precursors of Strategic Visioning: Discontinuous Change in the Early Post-Cold War Period --
3 Planning with Dialogue and Passion: The Fogleman Round --
4 The Ryan-Peters Round --
5 Understanding Strategic Visioning as a Practice --
6 Continuing Institutional Issues: Planning, Resourcing, and Governance --
7 The Process of Implementing Strategic Intent --
8 Processes for Corrective Visioning --
9 Lessons from the Air Force's Efforts to Overcome Incrementalism: Toward Revitalized Governance --
Notes. Methodological Appendix --
Responsibility: Michael Barzelay, Colin Campbell.


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