When a company is going bust, the focus should be on immediate rescue or winding up processes, not long range performance improvement through strategic planning.
Any organization run by an autocrat would be wasting everyone's time by engaging on elaborate participative processes.
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Organizational purpose The strategic planning approach used may also be influenced by whether or not an organisation is a for-profit business or a non-profit organisation.
Strategic planning models for nonprofits can become especially complex.
The above list of things warning against doing planning at all should be considered.
An organization in some kind of trouble may be advised not to do strategic planning at all, and a small thriving organisation may be able to manage strategic thinking informally.
a rapidly changing or very turbulent environment may require a more rapid fire approach.
The kind of influence exerted over the governance of the organisation and what is, and who is, included in any strategic planning process may influence the model of strategic planning employed.