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This website focuses on a wide variety of topics related to organization and individual planning situations. The primary focus is business planning.

Planning is an anticipatory decision making process that involves situation analysis, forecasting outcomes and events, evaluating alternative courses of action, anticipating consequences and considering implementation issues and contingencies. Planning often begins with asking one or more questions, for example: What if ...? Could we ...? Do we ...? Is it possible...? How should we respond ...? How can we ...? Is it feasible to ...?

In general, planning is a proactive process that is intended to help individuals, groups and organizations achieve performance objectives.

Featured Glossary Term

Strategy Control

Strategy control involves monitoring current plans and the strategic planning process to improve both future company performance and the strategic planning process.

Featured Planning Tip

Attack in strength at weakness Isacc Asimov cites this tip in his classic book Foundation and Empire. Another way of thinking about this tip is "Avoid Strength, Attack Weakness: Strike Where the Enemy is Most Vulnerable." Supposedly this strategy interpretation is based upon the advice of Sun Bin in about 354 BC or Sun Tzu in The Art of War.

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