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  • Jan

    Strategy Management Survey to Report on Trends at Non-Profits, Government Agencies

    "Ascendant Strategy Management Group announced Jan. 12 the release of its first-ever Strategy Management Survey to gather and report on trends in the field of strategy and performance management in non-profit organizations and government agencies."

    Washington, DC, Jan, 12, 2011 -- “This survey is designed to provide senior leaders in government and non-profit organizations insight into the maturity and effectiveness of the strategy and performance management processes their peers are implementing. It will also reveal at what level these processes and tools are being used as well as report on some of the obstacles mission-driven organizations currently face when executing strategy,” said Laura Downing, founder and managing partner of Ascendant.

    Ascendant is conducting the survey as a prelude to the Mission-Driven Performance Summit it is hosting in Washington, DC, March 8-10, 2011. The findings of the survey will be announced at the summit, which will also feature keynote sessions presented by Balanced Scorecard co-creators and management thought leaders Dr. Robert Kaplan and Dr. David Norton.

    Senior leaders in government and nonprofits who wish to participate in Ascendant’s Strategy Management Survey can find access it at Respondents will be entered into a drawing to win a Kindle e-reader (U.S. residents only) and will receive a coupon for $300 off the regular registration price for the Mission-Driven Performance Summit.

    About Ascendant Strategy Management Group

    Ascendant Strategy Management Group helps nonprofits, agencies, associations, and foundations manage strategy, collaborate with stakeholders, and build communities around their strategy execution efforts. We offer Balanced Scorecard and performance management training, facilitation, and consulting to help organizations accelerate mission results. For more information, visit Ascendant online at