ASPCA: Management Planning

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In today’s society organizations come and go. In order for a business to be successful and last, they must first plan. Organizations should start with goals, objectives, and realize what it will take to achieve these goals. Along with planning these goals a business should also realize the influences that will affect the planning. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is an organization that has been around since 1866. The ASPCA has managed to be successful for so long by successfully planning the functions of management working with legislation to create, follow, and enforce the law, developing high ethical codes, and a social responsibility for the community. Management Planning

Management planning is taking a systematic approach it is setting goals and working to reach those goals. It is setting objectives and understanding what direction to take to reach those objectives. Management planning is having the skills to anticipate the unexpected, fix the unexpected, and work right through it to accomplish the mission (Bateman & Snell, 2009). Henry Bergh founded the ASPCA. His mission was to rescue animals, stop abuse against animals, help make, and pass humane laws, and have a system put in place to share resources to operate shelters nationwide. The ASPCA has been successful so far by planning the functions of management. They broke down the plans into specific goals and managed to set times to train employees and volunteers to attain the goals of helping animals. The ASPCA thought it would be smart to start with a plan that would break down the goals into small parts so they would be able to manage and delegate jobs to volunteers. Programs that the ASPCA run are specifically to help animals. The three organizational cores that the ASPCA focus on are community outreach, animal health services, and anti-cruelty initiatives. ASPCA started with a situation, they looked at aspects that would affect the organization....
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