PESTLE Analysis Template
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Marketers and strategists use the PESTLE Analysis as a strategic management tool to identify, analyze, organize, and monitor key external factors that may impact an organization now and in the future. The PESTLE analysis template is an exercise that helps you uncover your organization’s political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental so that you can stay on track while organizing and implementing your next big idea.
- Create a living PESTLE framework to analyze and monitor the external factors affecting your organization.
- Inform organizational planning and decision-making with data on external environmental factors.
- Use your findings to complete other business management exercises such as the SWOT analysis and the business model canvas.
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What is a PESTLE analysis?
The PESTLE analysis is a strategic framework used by marketers and business strategists to identify, analyze, organize, and monitor key external factors that may impact an organization now and in the future.
The goal of this exercise is to analyze and monitor the external marketing environmental factors that have an impact on your organization. You can then use your findings to identify your threats and weaknesses in the SWOT Analysis or TOWS Matrix while defining your next big idea.
What are the six components of a PESTLE analysis?
The PESTLE analysis template helps you uncover six major external factors that may affect your organization: the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental.
How do you structure a PESTLE analysis?
The PESTLE analysis template outlines everything you need to analyze your organization’s external environmental factors.
- Politics: How does the government influence the economy or your organization in particular?
- Economics: How does the economic landscape directly impact your company? What are the long-term effects?
- Social: What’s going on culturally? How is this affecting your ideal consumer?
- Technology: What technological advancements are affecting operations in your industry?.
- Legal: Are there certain laws that affect your organization’s business environment? Any internal laws or legal policies?
- Environmental: How does your immediate environment impact your industry and operations?
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The goal of the PESTLE analysis template is to analyze and monitor the external marketing environmental factors that have an impact on your organization. Use your findings to identify your threats and weaknesses in the SWOT Analysis or TOWS Matrix while defining your next big idea.
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