Chapter 28

Road Mapping

Road Mapping: Purpose

This model provides shorthand, graphic communication of the ­strategic vision and required actions to move an organization from one set of ­circumstances to another. A road map is generated when there is a need to identify and control the people, actions, resources, and timescale required for a project or change process.

Road Mapping: Structure and Description

The approach can be applied at many levels within the organization. An overall strategic plan would include the activities of each and every department, whereas a road map for training (say) may only need to include the departments and individuals for whom training is necessary (Figure 28.1).

Figure 28.1 One form of a road map based on the ...

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