1. Your text explains why it is important to select the appropriate criteria for strategic planning. Part of this process is establishing metrics to measure the progressive success of the strategic plan. Choose and discuss two metrics that an organization might consider when developing a strategic plan? What are some considerations or criteria that leaders utilize when developing a strategic plan? How might this process work in your current organization or a previous organization?
2. Conduct an internet search to find an organization that lists its mission and vision statement on its website. What do the mission and vision statements communicate? How might the organization use mission and vision statements when establishing goals for the organization? How might this process impact operational planning and the establishment of metrics?