According to Bryson (2018), creating significant and “lasting public value” requires a clear vision of where the organization wants to be at the end of the strategic planning process. For public and nonprofit organizations, this can be an even greater challenge, given the complex political and institutional environments associated with such organization types.
Write an analysis of the importance of having a clear vision in the strategic planning process for public or nonprofit organizations. In your explanation, identify and analyze key guidelines used for formulating a successful vision for a public or nonprofit organization and how they support the process of identifying a clear vision.
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the resources.
As part of the strategic planning team hired by the World Bank to support the local authorities of the town of Masachapa, Nicaragua, your task is to develop a clear and useful vision of success for the Town of Masachapa’s RMP.
To prepare for this Assignment:
Review Week 7 information in the Virtual City: Revitalizing Masachapa Project multimedia.
Review Chapter 8 in Bryson (2018).
Consider the relationships between the strategic plan and the organizational vision of success.
The Assignment (3–4 pages):
As part of the strategic planning team hired by the World Bank to support the local authorities of the town of Masachapa, Nicaragua, your task is to develop a clear and useful vision of success for the Town of Masachapa’ RMP. Your vision for the RMP should emphasize these elements:
Standards that support the creation of public value
Clear direction for the organization (community in this case).
Support your Application Assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. Use APA style for this and all assignments.