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Management Planning
MGT/521 Version 15
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Copyright © 2018 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved.
Management Planning Worksheet
MGT/521
October 4, 2018
Mr. Wesley Page

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Management Planning
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Copyright © 2018 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved.
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Management Planning
Instructions
Choose a large company, such as Amazon, Apple, Disney, or Home Depot, or a company with which you
are familiar to assess the planning function of management.
1. Identify the mission and vision statements of the company.
Mission
To save people money so they can live better (Ferguson, 2017).
Vision
Be the destination for customers to save money, no matter how they
want to shop (Ferguson, 2017).
2. Describe in a total of 175 words the strategic, tactical, and operational plans employed by the
company. Determine which types of managers create each type of plan.
Type of Plan
Description
Strategic planning
At this level of management the
top person in charge usually the
CEO determines the
organization’s long term goals
for the next one to five years
(Kinicki & Williams, 2016). In
Walmart’s case they have a
combination of in store, online
and mobile shopping just like
other companies is doing. Over
the next three years the
projection of new sales is $45-
$60B.Their five growth areas
are value, convience,
merchants, geographies, and
appealing ("Three Year Growth
Plan", 2018).
Tactical planning
When the strategic planning is
basically set in stone from the
mission and vision statements,
the CEO pass this down to the
department heads. From there

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Management Planning MGT/521 Version 15 Management Planning Worksheet MGT/521 October 4, 2018 Mr. Wesley Page Copyright © 2018 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. 1 Management Planning MGT/521 Version 15 University of Phoenix Material Management Planning Instructions Choose a large company, such as Amazon, Apple, Disney, or Home Depot, or a company with which you are familiar to assess the planning function of management. 1. Identify the mission and vision statements of the company. To save people money so they can live better (Ferguson, 2017). Mission Vision Be the destination for customers to save money, no matter how they want to shop (Ferguson, 2017). 2. Describe in a total of 175 words the strategic, tactical, and operational plans employed by the company. Determine which types of managers create each type of plan. Type of Plan Description Type of Manager Strategic planning At this level of management the top person in charge usually the CEO determines the organization’s long term goals for the next one to five years (Kinicki & Williams, 2016). In Walmart’s case they have a combination of in store, online and mobile shopping just like other companies is doing. Over the next three years the projection of new sales is $45$60B.Their five growth areas are value, convience, merchants, geographies, and appealing ("Three Year Growth Plan", 2018). Top management Tactical planning When the strategic planning is basically set in stone from the missio ...
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