Five Steps to Tactical Innovation - Lesson 6

1,009 views

Published on

Published in: Education, News & Politics
  • Be the first to comment

Five Steps to Tactical Innovation - Lesson 6

  1. 1. Action The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project A Project of the Center for Victims of Torture to move toward your vision Step Five: Develop a plan of
  2. 2. What did we learn from Sun Tzu?
  3. 3. 3 areas of knowledge from Sun Tzu Know the Terrain Know Your Opponent Know Yourself The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
  4. 4. What are the New Tactics 5 Steps to tactical innovation?
  5. 5. 1. Identify the Problem 5. Develop a plan of action for implementation New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Build a Common Vision 3. Define the Terrain Using “Tactical Map” & “ Spectrum of Allies” tools 4. Explore & Select Tactics Using participants’ experiences & NT resources The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
  6. 6. Do you remember the saying from Sun Tzu we used at the beginning about strategy and tactics? The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
  7. 7. <ul><li>Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. </li></ul><ul><li>Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. </li></ul>Sun Tzu
  8. 8. <ul><li>Planning without action </li></ul><ul><li>is futile. </li></ul><ul><li>Action without planning </li></ul><ul><li>can be fatal. </li></ul>The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
  9. 9. Planning your progress The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
  10. 10. Step 5 Developing Your Plan of Action
  11. 11. 1. Identify the Problem 5. Develop a plan of action for implementation New Tactics – 5 Steps to Tactical Innovation 2. Build a Common Vision 3. Define the Terrain Using “Tactical Map” & “ Spectrum of Allies” tools 4. Explore & Select Tactics Using participants’ experiences & NT resources The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
  12. 12. Choose the most promising tactics for reaching your objective The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
  13. 13. Choose the most promising tactics for reaching your objective <ul><li>Review the potential tactics generated. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Now is the time to let the critical mind look at your list, and select the best tactic. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there any tactics that you have learned about in this course that you could adapt to your issue and context? </li></ul></ul>The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project
  14. 14. Selecting a promising tactic <ul><li>Let’s look back to our example about Nujood and ending child marriages. </li></ul>
  15. 15. We will use the following resources: The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project Developing a Plan of Action <ul><li>Our tactical map </li></ul><ul><li>Our spectrum of allies </li></ul><ul><li>The case example from Lesson 4: “Mock Tribunals” (pg 74) of New Tactics book </li></ul>
  16. 16. TACTIC: Conducting a Mock Tribunal <ul><li>Let’s first consider some of the questions from “Adapting Tactics”: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is this tactic right for my issue and situation? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How would it help me achieve my goals? </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. TACTIC: Conducting a Mock Tribunal <ul><li>How would it help me achieve my goals? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What was the goal of the tribunal? </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Yemeni Women’s Union Court House Police Station Journalists Yemen Times Newspaper Sharia Committee Tribal Judge Seyaj / Child Protection Girls Forum For HR GWCC / YYDF Glamour Magazine Governorates Parliament Village Community IRIN News Condoleezza Rice, US State Dept Sisters’ Arab Forum HER FATHER NUJOOD Judge’s Family Husband Brothers Judge Shada Nasser HR Lawyer Arresting Officer Taxi Driver Sister Private school Potential Tactic Targets
  19. 19. Yemeni Women’s Union Court House Police Station Journalists Yemen Times Newspaper Tribal Judge Seyaj / Child Protection Girls Forum For HR GWCC / YYDF Glamour Magazine Governorates Parliament Village Community IRIN News Condoleezza Rice, US State Dept Sisters’ Arab Forum HER FATHER NUJOOD Judge’s Family Husband Brothers Judge Shada Nasser HR Lawyer Arresting Officer Taxi Driver Sister Private school Potential Tactic Targets Sharia Committee
  20. 20. The Mock Tribunal in Nigeria <ul><li>Who or what was the primary target for the Mock Tribunal? </li></ul>
  21. 21. 5 1 2 3 4 The Center for Victims of Torture—New Tactics in Human Rights Project NUJOOD HER FATHER Brothers Sister GOAL: ENDING Child Marriages Husband Judge Shada Nasser HR Lawyer Tribal Judge Judge’s Family Court House Police Station Arresting Officer Taxi Driver Journalists Glamour Magazine Yemen Times Newspaper IRIN News Girls Forum For HR Seyaj / Child Protection Yemeni Women’s Union Sisters’ Arab Forum GWCC / YYDF Private school Governorates Parliament Village Community Condoleezza Rice, US State Dept Sharia Committee
  22. 22. REMINDER <ul><li>Important considerations in selecting the right tactic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A group’s capacities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tolerance for Risk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis of the opponent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Context in which the tactic will be used </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Developing a Plan of Action <ul><li>What are the tasks needed to carry out the tactic? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What steps are needed? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When will it happen? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who is responsible? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What resources are needed? </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Use SMART tactics <ul><li>S Specific and Strategic (specific actions that move you toward your goal) </li></ul><ul><li>M Measurable (responsibility has been assigned; and you can “see” results) </li></ul><ul><li>A Achievable (within the resources of your group) </li></ul><ul><li>R Realistic (within the capacity of your group) </li></ul><ul><li>T Time bound (within a certain date and time) </li></ul>
  25. 25. Goal: ______________________________________________________________________ Target: _____________________________________________________________________ Chosen Tactic: _____________________________________________________________ Plan of Action What do you NEED? What do you HAVE? Who is responsible? When will it happen? What steps are needed? What resources are needed? (human, economic, material) How will you implement this action? What is the action or task?
  26. 26. Goal: Influencing policy on child marriages Target: Parliament Chosen Tactic: Mock Tribunal Plan of Action Develop Policy Alternative <ul><li>Info to inform judges on the issue (e.g. policy alternatives) </li></ul><ul><li>Lawyer & Judge who are friends </li></ul><ul><li>Person’s name </li></ul><ul><li>Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Same as above </li></ul><ul><li>1 st wk Aug </li></ul><ul><li>September </li></ul><ul><li>October </li></ul><ul><li>List all contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Call / meet contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Commitments </li></ul>Engage credible “judges” <ul><li>Incentives & protections for victims to be willing to testify </li></ul><ul><li>Organizations that work with victims that could help </li></ul><ul><li>Person’s name </li></ul><ul><li>Same as above </li></ul><ul><li>Organization X </li></ul><ul><li>1 st wk March </li></ul><ul><li>April </li></ul><ul><li>May - Nov </li></ul><ul><li>Call / meet organizational allies </li></ul><ul><li>Commitments </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare Victims for media </li></ul>Engage credible “victims” What do you NEED? What do you HAVE? Who is responsible? When will it happen? What steps are needed? What resources are needed? (human, economic, material) How will you implement this action? What is the action or task?
  27. 27. Goal: Raising Public Awareness Target: Journalists Chosen Tactic: Mock Tribunal – with supporting tactic: Media Workshops Plan of Action Set media workshops Plan Workshop curriculum <ul><li>Incentives for journalists (e.g., victims willing to testify) </li></ul><ul><li>People willing to help </li></ul><ul><li>Journalist friend </li></ul><ul><li>Person’s name </li></ul><ul><li>Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Same as above </li></ul><ul><li>1 st wk Aug </li></ul><ul><li>September </li></ul><ul><li>October </li></ul><ul><li>List all contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Call / meet contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Commitments </li></ul>Engage ally journalists What do you NEED? What do you HAVE? Who is responsible? When will it happen? What steps are needed? What resources are needed? (human, economic, material) How will you implement this action? What is the action or task?
  28. 28. A Brief Summary of this course
  29. 29. Framework of Sun Tzu Know the Terrain Step 3 – Define the Terrain Tool : Tactical Map Know Your Opponent Step 3 – Define the Terrain Tool : Spectrum of Allies Know Yourself Step 1 – Identify the Problem Step 2 – Build a Vision The Center for Victims of Torture— New Tactics in Human Rights Project Step 4 : Explore and Select Tactics Tool : New Tactics & Tavaana Case Studies Step 5 : Develop a Plan of Action Tool : Plan of Action Grid
  30. 31. FINAL Assignment <ul><ul><li>Strategy and Tactic Summary Form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post Course Quiz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation Form </li></ul></ul>

×