The news director for your television station has given you an assignment to interview the rising senatorial candidate for your state. This candidate has a vision for a new America and has used this vision heavily on the campaign trail. Using the information from the textbook and resources for this module, develop a list of questions that you would ask the candidate during the interview. Provide a rationale for why you selected these questions.
Textbook: Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations, Chapter 8
- What are the elements that are necessary to have an effective vision statement?
- Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between a mission statement and a vision statement in terms of the organization and individual organization members.
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Explain how seemingly inconsequential actions can have a significant impact when guided by a strong vision of success.
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What are the characteristics of a nonprofit agency and/or its operating environment that pose specific challenges to the development of an organizational vision?