Professionals in public administration are often called upon as consultants for public organizations struggling to effectively negotiate and prioritize tasks that impact key stakeholders. In this activity based on the case study of the San Francisco municipal transit system you will act as a consultant for the mayor of San Francisco to develop strategy for SF Muni.
Please fill out the key descriptions on the Core Value Driven Strategy Model template
based on the SF Muni case study.
Please read SF Muni Case Study.
There are three parts to this assignment:
- Please list the aspects of the Strategy model found in the SF Muni.
- Please list what was missing in the SF Muni.
- Please list three specific recommendations for actions based on your strategy analysis.
Key Elements of the Core Value Driven Strategy Model:
CORE VALUES: That which is cared about deeply, that which the organization is known by, e.g., justice, human dignity.
NOBLE CAUSE: The activity that expresses the core values so that when someone hears a noble cause they ask, how can I help, e.g., building libraries in Nepal and southeast Asia for the nonprofit organization Room to Read.
OUTCOMES: A quantified expression of the noble cause and core values that can be measured in an amount and a time frame, or stated another way: what success looks like, e.g., 20% increase in six months, or $100,000 increase in one year.
ASSETS: The people, resources, budgets, relationships, networks, education, and knowledge that support getting to an OUTCOME.
BEHAVIORS: The tactics or behaviors that leverage the assets assigned to an individual or unit in a finite time frame to achieve the OUTCOMES.
The flow of this model is:
Please submit the strategy model template for SF Muni, what is present and what is missing, and your three recommendations based on your analysis with the strategy model to this assignment.