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What is Strategic Analysis? Meaning.

Strategic Analysis is the strategic management 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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topic The Role of Non-Economic Concerns in Strategy Formulation
What is the relevance of non-economic concerns of society and corporate culture and how do they affect the formulation and implementation of strategy?...
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🔥 Strategy Formulation as the Means to Arrive at a Future End State
Strategy is about formulating a path to arrive at a future end state. Since there can be several viable options, strategic analysis involves choosing which road to take. The more important question is...
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Ten Commandments for Strategic Forecasters

Strategic Forecasting, Strategic Vision, Scenario Planning, Predicting the Future, Wisdom of the Crowds
Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner researched forecasting the future in "the Good Judgment Project". The idea behind this pr...

Dangers of Categorical Thinking

Decision-making, Strategy, Strategic Thinking
Categorization, taking in voluminous amounts of messy data and then simplifying and structuring it so that you can make ...

Meta-cognition (Meta-thinking) in Strategic Thinking

Schools of Thought, Strategic Thinking, Scenario Thinking, Strategic Assumptions, Strategic Reasoning
Most businesses are primarily concerned with the type of thinking that tries to make complex problems or interconnected ...

Strategic Planning versus Strategic Thinking (Mintzberg)

Strategic Planning, Strategic Thinking, Emergent Strategy, Deliberate Strategy
According to Mintzberg (1994) many people wrongly consider Strategic Planning (SP) to be a synonym for Strategic Thinkin...
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Introduction to Due Diligence: Concept and Best Practices

Due Diligence, Merger, Acquisition, Strategic Partnership, Intellectual Property, IPO, Business Investigation Process
Presentation about the broad concept of Due Diligence, including the following sections: 1. Concept 2. Definition and ...

Introduction to Strategic Planning and The ABCDE Model

Strategic Planning, ABCDE Model, SWOT Analysis, Corporate Mission, Strategic Vision
Good overview presentation that also describes a 5-step strategic planning model (ABCDE). Following the steps in this st...

Speech Steve Jobs on Connecting the Dots

How to Create a Revolutionary Vision: 'Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish'
Legendary speech by former Apple CEO and innovation guru Steve Jobs in which he tells 3 stories that together explain wh...

7 Steps for Creating a Strategic Business Plan

Strategic Planning, Strategic Management, Business Planning, Business Plan
Presentation about strategic planning and business planning, including the following sections: 1. What is a business pl...

Conducting a Strategy Review (Strategic Review). Types and Tips

Strategy Review, Strategic Management, Strategy Process
Erica Olsen explains how to run a strategy review, she considers to be the heartbeat of any strategic management process...

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