Week 1 – assignment: assess the importance of strategy in public



Based on the synthesis of your readings, prepare a timeline of the evolution of strategic management, and then explain how it became popular in the public sector. Your timeline can be submitted as an infographic, chart, or another creative format of your choice. Be sure to address the following:

Explain why you consider these changes as most important in how they influenced public administration.

Include the political and societal backgrounds, and then explain why the change was necessary.

Assess new challenges in managing resources that evolved in recent years.

Defend these challenges and the steps taken to overcome obstacles.

Once you have identified the significant issues that are most meaningful, support your position by recommending opportunities to advance public policy by using strategic management in both the domestic and international realms.

Length: Timeline chart, not including title or reference pages.

References: Include a minimum of 5 scholarly resources.

Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.


Indian Health Service. (2017). Understanding the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA)/GPRA Modernization Act (GPRAMA). U.S. Department…

Johnsen, Å. (2015). Strategic management thinking and practice in the public sector: A strategic planning for all seasons? Financial Accountability

Mazouz, B., & Rousseau, A. (2016). Strategic management in public administrations: A results-based approach to strategic public management

Rosenberg Hansen, J., & Ferlie, E. (2016). Applying strategic management theories in public sector organizations: Developing a typology