Question 1 – Evaluating Strategic Plans – Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Let’s start by taking a look at a real-world, real-organization’s strategic plan: STRATEGIC PLAN (linked) for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
On that page, click on “Access the Strategic Plan.” Certainly don’t read the entire document (now); it’s 230 pages.
But, notice the contents. It lists key components that mirror (or come close) to many of the ones we have been studying :
Note: The historical photograph on page 1 of the plan document (page 6 of the PDF) from 1862 is interesting to look at if you have never seen it before of Abraham Lincoln meeting with soldiers. That page also includes the VA’s mission statement.