ISDABS Stage 1

Situation Summary

This second stage explores the current strategic direction of the organisation that was analysed in stage 1. Stategic analysis technqiues such as the value chain provide one view of the organiation. Stage 2 aims to synthesise the views attained of the strategic situation that the organisation currently faces, from established strategic planning techniques. This allows an organisation to apply the techniques with which it is familiar and those that are suitable to its industry and current situation. Guidelines are provided to assist an organisation in the selection of a balanced portfolio of techniques. The steps in stage 2 include:

The deliverables from stage 2 include: