This document of BUS 475 Week 1 Discussion Question 4 consists of:
Select a small business that you may want to start. What is strategic management and planning? Why would a strategic plan be important to the success of this business? How are the four functions of management relative to creating and implementing a strategic plan?
What is strategic management? What are the roles of mission and vision statements in strategic management? Can an organization have a successful strategic plan without effective mission and vision statements? Why or why not?
What is the difference between mission and vision statements? What factors must be considered to produce an appropriate mission and vision statement for an organization?
What is strategic planning? What is the purpose of strategic planning? Why is it necessary? What are the components of a strategic plan? Which component is the most important? Why?