Then the evolution of strategic thinking is briefly described from the early 1940s until the present, covering budgeting method, forecasting, long-range planning, strategic planning, strategic conflict approach, resource-based perspective, and multiple perspectives.
In simple terms, strategic thinking and/or planning consists of three phases that identify and clarify: 1) where we are now; 2) where we want to be; and 3) how we will get there. Six common components include: 1) tools for analysis; 2) strategic purpose; 3) values; 4) vision; 5) key goals; and 6) action planning.
14) states that one of the results of a strategic planning exercise is the production of a planning document. A second result is that those involved in the planning exercise gain a strong appreciation of the organisation, its strengths, opportunities, alternatives, vision and so forth. The plan is not always seen as the most valuable output.
The performance of an organisation in consequence of the implementation of a strategic plan is universally seen against the backdrop of the passage of time (Das, 1991).
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