The Difference Between Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning

By: Tom Cramer
    Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning are related concepts, but they have distinct differences. Let's explore each of them: 1. Strategic Thinking: Strategic thinking refers to the cognitive process of developing insights and envisioning the future direction of an organization. It involves the ability to analyze complex situations, understand the broader context, and identify patterns and trends. Strategic thinking requires a big-picture perspective and the capacity to think critically and creatively about the organization's goals, challenges, and opportunities. Key characteristics of strategic thinking include: a. Visionary outlook: Strategic thinking involves imagining and articulating a compelling …

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