Posts tagged with "strategydevelopment"



Applying key principles and using a combination of tools helps to build string strategies.
05. October 2017
Last week‘s post was about de-mystifying strategy development processes. My argument was that you can keep the process simple if you stick to five key principles. These principles are: Know the present situation and how you got there (i.e. the external situation and context) Know where you want to be a few years down the line (i.e. what change do you want to secure in the world) Know yourself/your organisation Know what has worked in the past (that could be learning from outside or inside...

28. September 2017
Last week we looked at conflict analysis as a non-negotiable base for any intervention in a conflict situation. Bryn made a strong argument for rooting the analysis to a significant degree in the understanding of the very communities experiencing the conflict. He stressed the need to then be willing to work with the very complex - and often contradictory - narratives that the analysis will yield before elaborating on other key qualities any analysis must have in order to provide us with a good...