Chapter 20. Reviewing Objectives and Strategies: A Planning Task for Managers

Cyril R. Mill


  • To review and evaluate an organization's accomplishments of the past year.

  • To clarify and reaffirm the organizational mission.

  • To prepare objectives and action steps for major organizational efforts in the next year.

Group Size

Eight to twelve people who comprise the top management of an organization or organizational unit, including the chief executive officer.

Time Required

Approximately three hours.


  • At least six copies of the Reviewing Objectives and Strategies Sheet for each participant.

  • Blank paper and a pencil for each participant.

  • Newsprint and felt-tipped markers.

  • Masking tape.

Physical Setting

One large room furnished with a work table, chairs, ...

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