Index

• A •

accelerated change, 176

accountability

goal achievement, 242

importance of, 264, 267

resistance to change, 258

strategic plan, executing, 264, 268271

Accountable Care Organization (ACO), 178179

accounting software, 254

accounts payable turnover, 67

accounts receivable, 128

action item

described, 39

goals, cascading, 244

planning phases, 44

strategic priorities, 226

action plan

creating, 243249

described, 243

scenario planning, 286

adaptability, of plan, 280281

add-on model, 141

administrative system, 310

advertising model, 141

advisor, 304

affiliate model, 141

age gap, 178

agenda, meeting

example of, 274

importance of, 328

successful meetings, 273

agility, of business, 3031

aging population, 174

agricultural society, 176

AIDS Service Organizations (nonprofit group), 314315

alliance

goals, cascading, 248

management of, 124

Alliance for Nonprofit Management (professional association), 316

Allison, Michael (Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations: A Practical Guide and Workbook), 316

alternative coverage, 314

alternative future, 288290

AM radio, 181

Amazon (online retailer), 103, 141, 142

American Water Works Association, the New Jersey Section, 95

Amplitude (organizational assessment/ employee training company), 127

Andreasen, Alan (Strategic Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations), 316

annual retreat, 264, 327

Anthropologie (retail store), 156

Arm & Hammer Baking Soda, 203

The Art of Profitability (Slywotzky), 146

Arthur Carhart Wilderness Training Center, ...

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