Leonard D. Goodstein
In This Chapter
- Why strategic planning is an imperative leadership competence.
- A facilitated approach to strategic planning.
- The leadership competencies required for strategic planning.
Long ago, Peter Drucker (1974) insisted that the two most important tasks leaders needed to perform were to establish a strategic plan and to select managers to execute that plan. (I would amend Druckerâs prescription to include a third requirement: that leaders need to accept personal responsibility for implementing the plan, for leading the charge to the organizationâs ...