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Definition Strategic Analysis. Description.

Strategic Analysis is the process of developing an informed understanding of the external environment in which an organization is operating, together with an understanding of the organization's capabilities and interaction with its environment, in order to to establish the Strategic Vision and the Strategy of the organization.

Typical frameworks  that are used include: PEST Analysis, SWOT Analysis, the Five Forces and Value Chain frameworks from Porter and the Core Competence model from Hamel and Prahalad.

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Usage (application): Strategic Planning, ABCDE Model, SWOT Analysis, Corporate Mission, Strategic Vision

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