Strategic Management: Formulation and Implementation

The Rational Goal Model

The rational goal approach focuses on the organization's ability to achieve its goals. An organization's goals are identified by establishing the general goal, discovering means or objectives for its accomplishment, and defining a set of activities for each objectives.

The organization is evaluated by comparing the activities accomplished with those planned for. These criteria are determined by various factors.

The Systems Resource Model

The systems resource model analyzes the decision-makers's capability to efficiently distribute resources among various subsystem's needs. The systems resources model defines the organization as a network of interrelated subsystems.

These subsystems needs may be classified as: