In 1998, Taranaki Sawmills, winner of numerous New Zealand awards for exporting, employer/employee relations and manufacturing practices throughout the 1990s, was interviewed by a 'Best Practice ' survey team.
Taranaki exports timber, timber products and wooden mouldings. Taranaki's strategic planning involves input from all departments within the company. Annual plans are developed by use of departmental 'wish lists' which outline the department's ideal future strategy. These ideas are then ...
BPIR Categories2.2.1 Obtain stakeholder input into strategy formulation
2.2.4 Formulate and review business unit strategy
9.7.1 Encourage employee involvement and feedback