Comparison between Strategic and Operational Objectives.
Operational Objectives (o.b) are those objectives which are shunt terms in nature (within 1 year) and which help to convent strategic objectives into operational programmes that are ready for implementation and action.
|Basis for comparison||Strategic objectives||Operational Objectives|
|i)Time scope||Medium to long terms,medium term more than 1 yr but less than 3 years .
Long term more than 3 years
|Short term in nature
(within a period of 12 months)
|2)Organizational scope||Covers the whole organization||Covers a particular unit or department.
|3)Efficient vs Effectiveness||Aims at achieving effectiveness(ultimate results)||Aims at achieving efficiency/
the cost of project and tasks involved
|4)Building future potential vs Harvest y the short term period.||Aims at building/creating future organizational potential||Focus on harvesting the current performance|
|5)SWOT analysis vs Strategic Objectives .||Strategic objectives are derived from elements of Swot analysis.||While operational objectives
are formed from strategic objectives
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