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Implementing Strategic Management Processes to Manage Change within the Canadian Forces Military Police

Scott A. Shannon
MMPA 6465 - Strategic Planning: Collaboration, Cooperation & Coordination
Walden University
25 November 2012

Abstract

As a public organization, the Canadian Forces Military Police exist to deliver services defined by public policy. As an organization designed to deliver public services, this organization operates in an environment that is subject to frequent change due to situational variables defined by government policy and often, fiscal restraints due to reductions in public spending by government. Such change requires planning; therefore, this review will generally discuss the use of defined strategic planning processes within the organizational structure of the Canadian Forces Military Police. More specifically, this review will discuss various processes for defining operational mandates, defining strategic requirements to manage change, developing tactical implementation plans and strategies for implementing and monitoring the implementation of planned systems of change.

Implementing Strategic Management Processes to Manage Change within the Canadian Forces Military Police
The Canadian Forces Military Police (CFMP) is a component division of the Department of National Defence and is responsible for providing “professional police, security and operational support services” (CFPM) to the Canadian Forces worldwide. As a vital component of government, mandated to defend the nation of Canada, the CFMP contribute to the delivery of a public service as mandated by Canadian Law. As such, the CFMP is a vital public institution of the Federal Government of Canada and serves to maintain discipline and enforce the rule of law (Report of the Somalia Commission of Inquiry, 1997) within the Canadian Forces. Members of the…...

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