Strategic Planning for Political Parties: A Practical Tool

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This publication is only available in electronic format
Published: 
12 June 2013
Language: 
English
Pages: 
84
ISBN: 
978-91-86565-68-8 (Print)
Author(s): 
Caspar F. van den Berg, Kati Piri, Sam van der Staak, Levan Tsutskiridze
Co-Publisher(s): 
Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy
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Political parties are often forced to focus on short-term crises to the disadvantage of the medium- and long-term development of their strategies.

This guide helps political parties address this issue by focusing on the importance of strategic planning as a means for strengthening their capacity to engage in organizational learning and respond to changing circumstances.

It aims to provide a practical tool to help political parties conduct strategic planning, and offers assistance providers and political parties alike a step-by-step methodology for conducting this planning process.

Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

Introduction      

Strategic planning for political parties in context

Phase I: Initiating and designing the planning process

Phase II: Internal and external analysis

Phase III: Drafting the plan

Phase IV: Towards implementation and evaluation

Strategic planning in Georgia (2010–2011) and Mozambique (2012)

Annexes

Annex I: From generic tool to country-specific manual

Annex II: Worksheets

Annex III: Activities and workload

Annex IV: Interview guidelines for post-planning meetings

Acronyms and abbreviations

References

Colophon

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