By Lisa M. Bryant, M.Th (Blog #9: Greek Life)
“Strategic planning is an organization’s process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy. It may also extend to control mechanisms for guiding the implementation of the strategy.” (Wikipedia)
Today, fraternities and sororities are faced with the same dilemma that their founding fathers and mothers encountered but in a different capacity: “The winds of change”. According to GreekPages.com “fraternities and sororities were established to provide opportunities for freedom of speech, to encourage leadership, racial pride and academic excellence”. The leadership of the 21st century GLOs once again feel that wind. It’s good to feel change and want to change. But Benjamin Franklin says, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!”
So leader, what is your plan?
Your fraternities or sororities can benefit greatly from having strategic plan. These plans answer four questions for the GLOs…(CLICK HERE to Read More…)
Lisa M. Bryant, M.Th, Writer
Member of Zeta Phi Beta® Sorority, Inc.
* The opinions expressed in this article are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Greek All-Star™ Awards™.