In 1989 the African National Congress transitioned to power in South Africa and in 19996, they created the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Commission was the first ever of its kind – at least on a large national scale. It was, in my opinion, an evolutionary and a revolutionary move. One that shifted away from
Historically, when a member of the tribe or group committed a terrible crime, they were banished. But crimes that were not so terrible, required a different sort of response because all members of the community were important for the harvest, or the hunt, banishing someone caused hardship for everyone, not just the person banished.
Strategic planning for non-profits is different than that of for-profit corporations and businesses. Even the smallest, most community-oriented business is still focused on the shareholder. Nonprofit organizations on the other hand focus on stakeholders and impacted communities. So how does this impact strategic planning? It means that off-the-shelf solutions to strategic planning will fail —