Definition: is the process of determining a company’s short- and long-term goals, and developing and controlling strategies that are specifically designed to meet them. This process is also tied to such activities as recruitment and company resource distribution and represents a key responsibility of the company’s management. Organizational planning can be done for an entire organization, a smaller unit, or even a single department, as long as it is performed in alignment with the business’ general direction.
In a Sentence:
Since we are going to open a new branch office in Lexington next month, we should do some organizational planning to make sure that it will become an organic part of our organization.
After the recent change of the CEO at Turkish Linens Inc. the company started an organizational planning process to determine the new long-term strategies.
The marketing department has been undergoing some serious organizational planning, as the board determined that the money allocated to them isn’t being spent efficiently.
Synonyms and related words: future map, workforce development planning, long-term objective