Instructions: Research the strategic planning practices of recent Baldrige Award winners. Discuss a minimum of three (3) different strategic planning approaches that these firms use and why they seem appropriate for their organizations. How do they reflect the leading practices described in Chapter 11 of your textbook?
Baldrige Award Winners / Recipients Application Summaries: Access to all the winners in one place (2015). Retrieved from http://www.baldrige21.com/Baldrige Winners Application Summaries.htm
NIST (2015). Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. Retrieved from http://www.nist.gov/baldrige/
Young, R. (n.d.). Perspectives on strategic planning in the public sector. Retrieved from http://www.ipspr.sc.edu/publication/perspectives on Strategic Planning.pdf
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