ERIC Number: ED444441
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Strategic Planning for Collegiate Athletics.
Yow, Deborah A.; Migliore, R. Henry; Bowden, William W.; Stevens, Robert E.; Loudon, David L.
This book presents strategies for planning and managing athletic programs. It helps college athletic administrators analyze their organization's environment, set objectives, decide on specific actions, and obtain feedback. Chapter 1, "Perspectives on Planning for Athletics Programs," discusses what planning is and why it is important. Chapter 2, "Overview of Strategic Planning," discusses strategic planning's process and implementation in athletics. Chapter 3, "Defining Your Purpose," explains the importance of defining purpose and writing and evaluating purpose statements. Chapter 4, "Analysis and Assumptions," discusses internal and external analysis and assumptions. Chapter 5, "Establishing Objectives," explains the nature, role, characteristics, and types of objectives. Chapter 6, "Developing Strategy and Operational Plans," notes strategy concepts, alternative strategies, factors influencing strategies, and operational plans. Chapter 7, "Evaluation and Control Procedures: Monitoring, Feedback, and Reward," includes integration of planning and control, performance evaluation and control, and staff performance evaluation guidelines. Chapter 8, "Raising Your Sights and Sharpening Your Tools through the Use of a Planning Audit," describes the planning audit; audit objective, scope, and breadth; audit personnel; audit data; and increasing planning sophistication. Appended are a strategic plan outline; summary strategic plan; detailed strategic plan; and employee evaluation and development form. (Contains 13 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Athletics, Audits (Verification), Educational Planning, Feedback, Higher Education, Mission Statements, Objectives, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Strategic Planning
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
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