Strategic Planning to Achieve Organizational Success
Assignment: Strategic Planning to Achieve Organizational Success
In this assignment, you will identify and describe essential planning strategies based on a real-world situation of expanding internationally.
This assignment will assess your knowledge based on the following Course Outcome:
GM500-2: Assess how the function of planning assists managers in implementing strategic approaches to enhance performance and attain organizational goals.
Effective managers and leaders are those people who are able to take a long look dealing with change, organizational dynamics, and the competitive environment in order to implement the proper strategic plan to achieve optimal performance in the workplace.
The purpose of this writing assignment is for you to evaluate and describe essential planning strategies based on a real-world situation. Before writing this paper, gather the necessary information from Chapter 8 of the Daft textbook. Then, thoroughly read “Casper: Big Dreams” on page 278. This case describes the real-world situation of Casper’s rising reputation, but difficulty in taking next steps to diversify beyond mattresses. Now, assume the role of a consultant to guide Casper by developing a sound strategic plan for gaining successful diversification.
Introduction: What is the objective or purpose of the paper?
Analysis: Based on your reading of the situation at Casper, evaluate and describe the current problem that this organization faces. You must cite from the two peer reviews articles of globalization and localization during the analysis section.
Integration: As a consultant to Casper, describe specific planning strategy(s) you would create to attain organizational goals for future diversification performance. You must also cite from the SWOT analysis I have included as an attachment during this section. You must also cite from the differentiation analysis attachment during this section. You must include at least two levels of the strategies.
Conclusion: Summarize and assess how the function of planning assists managers in implementing strategic planning to enhance performance and attain organizational goals. Describe key learning lessons that you will take from this assignment that will advance your management planning skills. I’ve also included an attachment to cite from in this section. Planning is the name of the attachment. Explain why it is so important.
Review the components below and the grading rubric for this assignment before you begin writing your paper. Construct and write your paper with subheadings that connect to the key components below. This is a sound structural strategy to guide performance of your critical thinking.
Title your paper: “Strategic Planning to Achieve Organizational Success”
• Reference Page
• Your assignment should have a title page with the following information: Title of the paper, your name, course number and section number, and date.
• It must be a minimum 4-page paper (1,100 words) excluding title page, references, etc.
• Your paper should include an introduction and conclusion.
• Be sure to include the criteria located in the rubric within your paper.
• It must be in current APA format with citations to your sources, and your reference page should list all references used. Review APA style in the Writing Center accessed through the Academic Success Center within the Academic Tools area of the course.
• Ensure you are properly paraphrasing from your sources. See instructions on how to access resources on paraphrasing and writing in the Tool Tips tab.
• You must use at least two scholarly, high-quality, and current sources in addition to your course materials. Peer-reviewed academic articles, articles published in journals, textbooks, and library resources found in the “ABI/Inform Collection” database from the Library are examples of high-quality resources. See instructions on how to access the database in the Tool Tips tab.
• Note that Wikipedia, Investopedia, etc. are not considered as reliable resources for this research.
Please read instructions carefully, if you are confused about anything feel free to message me. WHEN YOU CITE THROUGHOUT THE PAPER, PLEASE INCLUDE PAGE NUMBER. Everything you need to complete this paper is included as an attachment. PLEASE UTILIZE THE PAPER TEMPLATE I’VE ALREADY ATTACHED TO THIS ORDER.