strategic thinking


The ability to come up with effective plans in line with an organization's objectives within a particular economic situation. Strategic thinking helps business managers review policy issues, perform long term planning, set goals and determine priorities, and identify potential risks and opportunities.

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  • During the recession, the managers focused on strategic thinking, using past data and future projections to see what changes needed to be made.

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  • We had some very good strategic thinking that would lift us over the competition and make us the absolute best.

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  • You should strive to be the best at strategic thinking so that you can always be a few steps ahead of all the other companies.

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