Examine the Relationship Between Forecasting and Proper Budget Development

Write a scholarly paper in which you discuss the importance of forecasting and budget development in strategic sales-force management. The paper must include the following:

A synthesis of at least five forecasting methods:
Identify the strengths and weaknesses of these methods.
Identify when each of these methods are most appropriate to use (be sure to provide support).
Explain the relationship between forecasting methods and budget development.
Provide recommendations on how organizations may address the strategic relationship between planning and performance.

Support your paper with a minimum of five scholarly resources at least two of which must have been published in the last five years. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.

Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages