Discuss how an organization benefits from operational planning, and how operational planning and budget planning are related. Explain how “system thinking” improves operation decision making.
Read the following article: “Porter or Mintzberg: Whose View of Strategy Is the Most Relevant Today?”. What is the difference between deliberate strategies and emergent strategies? How might emergent strategies help with a future strategic planning process? In your opinion, what are the potential consequences of ignoring emergent strategies?