NASA's Strategic Management System enables the Agency to establish strategy,
make decisions, allocate resources, and manage programs safely, effectively,
and efficientlyin ways that are consistent with NASA's strategic plans
and performance plans. The purpose of this directive is to document that
system. This directive includes:
This NPG applies to NASA Headquarters and the NASA Centers, including Component Facilities, and to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as provided in the contract.
Descriptions of policies, authorities, roles, and responsibilities for strategic management in this NPG supplement NPG 1000.3, "The NASA Organization."
Descriptions of Agency-level policies, processes, procedures, and guidelines specific to organizational activities and more detailed elements of strategic management are documented in the NASA directives system, Center-specific documentation, and the ISO 9000 documentation for NASA Headquarters and Centers. A description of the directives system can be found in NPD 1400.1, "NASA Directives System," and NPG 1400.2, "NASA Directives System Procedures and Guidelines."
42 U.S.C. 2473(c)(1), Section 203(c)(1), of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as amended
a. 31 U.S.C. 1101-1119, 9703-9704, the Government Performance and Results
Act of 1993, as amended
NASA Strategic Management Handbook (October 1996)
Daniel S. Goldin
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