|Now we turn to the activities that our organization will engage in. This is actually where a large number of organizations begin their planning! - What do we do and how can we can more of it, or do it more cheaply, profitably, efficiently... But in Mega Planning, we look at this only after our objectives have been set at every Level of Planning.
In parts 1 to 6 of this series, we showed how to set objectives nested within objectives throughout the organization, linked together top down in such a way as achieve a result that:
This is the framework of objectives that allows us to decide on the activities/processes - what we are going to do. We have a method to assess whether an activity is appropriate or innappropriate (has a negative impact on the community, pollutes, uses non-renewable resources...).
- makes a contribution to the future we all want for society and the environment, including in this the inputs we use, the processes we operate and the outputs and outcomes that we achieve
- does not act negatively towards this future in any way.
When we are obliged to use or continue to use harmful technology, we can at least challenge ourselves to find better. And those challenges are often quickly met (more to come on this).
So we have reached the Level of Process, with one Level left to go.
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