The Argenti System of strategic planning is a process for making big decisions.
Argenti strategic planning is a powerful means of improving the performance of organizations.
Organizational performance is about creating value for the beneficiaries of the organization. Corporate level strategic planning gets your team aiming this.
The Argenti Process is a logical system. It yields plans that improve long-term performance. These plans establish clearer management accountability. They guide better management of risk.
The planning process can lift morale. It engages the enthusiasm of the people. They can commit to cooperation in executing the corporate strategies.
These are decisions that affect the organization for a long time. Such decisions are not about small adjustments to activities. They lead to major changes in the organization.
Sometimes the outside world forces such decisions on the organization. Such issues include -
Sometimes the big issues are inside the organization. This could be things like -
In recent times, the pressure has risen. This calls for a more systematic process for dealing with such decisions. Such a process also needs to address the risks involved with such big decisions.
It helps you finding and prioritizing the most challenging issues facing the organization. Argenti calls these big strategic issues ‘strategic elephants’. Argenti planning methods help managers make these huge decisions.
The depth of experience embodied in the Argenti approach to strategic planning enables a leap in understanding the real value drivers of success for your organization.
The Argenti system also helps the governing body to align policy and strategic plans. This improves confidence in achieving the desired performance results.
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Argenti Strategic Planning is a process which, for more than forty years, has been used by over 2000 companies and NPOs around the world. Many of them have since become world class performers.
One key lesson from all this experience is that the starting
point for a successful strategic plan is categorically not to announce
a Mission or Vision Statement. Instead your planning team must move carefully
through the ‘Argenti Purpose Sequence©’.
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Another key lesson from the Argenti Strategic Planning experience is that, throughout the process, you must avoid being caught in the details. Ignoring this rule can derail your entire planning process. The Argenti Strategic Planning Process shows you how to concentrate like a laser on the ‘The Strategic Elephants’.
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