25 pitfalls of strategic planning.Healthc Exec. 1997 Sep-Oct; 12(5):20-3.HE
Strategic planning has often been viewed as a panacea, a means of addressing and solving all of an organization's issues and problems. Unfortunately, that is not often the case. Strategic planning is merely a tool. And it is only effective when used well. To help you make the most of your planning efforts, Healthcare Executive talked with several healthcare consultants who specialize in healthcare strategic planning. They identified the following 25 pitfalls you can avoid to make strategic planning a stronger tool for your organization.