By identifying the critical issues facing the organization, Outreach International Global Ministries will become more focused on what is truly important. Attention will be focused specifically on issues are not answered. Additional benefits of issue identification include the establishment of useful tension, provision of clues to resolution, and clarification of need for the planning process.
Outreach International Global Ministries has identified the following strategic issues:
How can Outreach International Global Ministries obtain adequate funding to support its operations?
Implementation of Strategies
In order to successfully transition from strategic planning to strategic management, Outreach International Global Ministries must identify and adopt efficient strategies by which to address its issues. Action plans are thus implemented in an effort to resolve issues and allow the organization to secure added public value. Realization that the implementation process involves adaptive learning will lead to more effective implementation. Competent utilization of resources and adherence to time lines will lead to rapid, worthwhile goal achievement.
A detailed plan for evaluation will be implemented in order to assess the ongoing progress in meeting the goals and objectives outlined in the strategic plan. Members of the planning committee will provide key stakeholders with quarterly appraisals of all implementation activities. Items reviewed will include, at minimum, objective achievement, public value creation, and cost-effectiveness.
Meetings among key stakeholders, particularly the Board of Directors, provide an opportunity for discussion and decision-making regarding needed method modifications. Staff will also seek to assess the satisfaction of clients with strategically improved services via survey instruments.
All funders of Outreach International Global Ministries will receive a final report outlining the success of the strategic plan, as will board members, the executive director, and other interested individuals. When OIGM finally implement the strategies identified to address the strategic issues subsequently reach or adapt goals then the planning project will be considered a success.
Vision of the Future
High performing organizations formulate a clear and distinct description of how the organization should look when functioning at its best in relation to its environment and key stakeholders. This vision of success acts as a guide to strategy implementation, thus becoming an inspiration for the organization to achieve its full potential and create the most significant public value.
Through the effective collaboration of public and private partnerships, Outreach International Global Ministries is working diligently to alleviate poverty in disadvantaged regions worldwide through the development of schools, medical centers, and other community facilities. Organizational initiatives have facilitated numerous community development projects, and have helped to create financially viable, skilled individuals that have the ability to address the future needs of their families and community.