To prepare for this Assignment:
- Select two strategic plans from those listed below or find your own example from credible sources or your own experience. If you work in a healthcare setting, you might ask for a copy of the strategic plan from your organization.
- Lyon County Human Services Department. (n.d.). Lyon County Human Services Department strategic plan FY 2015-2019. Retrieved from http://www.lyon-county.org/DocumentCenter/View/6294
- Seattle Children’s Hospital. (n.d.). Moving boldly into our future. Retrieved from https://www.seattlechildrens.org/pdf/2017-strategic-plan.pdf
- UC Davis Health System. (n.d.). UC Davis Health System strategic plan. Retrieved from http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/aboutus/pdf/strategic_plan_web.pdf
- Consider how the processes and strategic plans for both organizations might be similar and different.
Write a 2- to 3-page paper to compare and evaluate the two Strategic pPlans you select. Address the following:
- What are the key components of each Strategic Plan?
- Who are the stakeholders who might have been most involved?
- Compare the goals and strategies identified in each strategic plan.
- What barriers are there to successful implementation of the strategic planning, and how could a healthcare manager overcome these barriers?
- Put yourself in the role of a manager at one or both facilities. What are your responsibilities in ensuring one or both are successful?
Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate. Refer to the Essential Guide to APA Style for Walden Students to ensure that your in-text citations and reference list are correct.