When conducting a SWOT analysis, it is natural that a strategist faces a problem when his organization cannot be matched in the four patterns. It is possible that the organization may have several opportunities and some serious threats. It is equally, true that the organization may have powerful strengths coupled with major weaknesses in the light of critical success factors. In such situation, SWOT analysis guides the strategist to think of overall position of the organization that helps to identify the major purpose of the strategy under focus. Which of the following significance of SWOT analysis is highlighted in the above example?

  • A

    It guides the strategist in Strategy Identification

  • B

    It provides a Logical Framework

  • C

    It presents a Comparative Analysis

  • D

    All of the above