Long-Range Planning Is a Complex Business Process That Requires a Proper Governance Structure

Archived Published: 13 November 2015 ID: G00293321


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A well-developed long-range plan should be a prerequisite for a mature supply chain. Often, the long-range planning process is unstructured and lacks accountability. This introduction into long-range planning will help the head of planning to create a foundation to develop a sustainable LRP process.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Ensure That the Purpose and Use of the Long-Range Plan Is Well-Understood Across the Organization
    • Create a Clear Methodology and Structure to Support the Long-Range Planning Process
    • Ensure That There Is Proper Accountability for the Long-Range Plan, Which Is Ideally Aligned With P&L Responsibility
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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