an informal study of what information is already available in the problem area
An examination of the internal factors of a library to identify strengths and weaknesses, and the external environment to identify opportunities and threats.
A review of an environment, e.g. workplace, to identify factors which are strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Factors are considered both independently and in relation to each other and may be internal or external to oneâ€™s influence.~ more information: Situation analysis
A methodology that staff can use to pinpoint problems in FP service delivery. SA integrates a number of approaches, including: 1) identifying crucial sub-system components of health services; 2) visiting a large sample of providers; 3) using a client-oriented perspective; 4) interviewing managers, providers, and clients; 5) recording data on clinic facilities, equipment, and commodities; and 6) observing client-provider interactions.
Analysis of factors which influence suppression of an escaped fire from which a plan of attack will be developed; includes development of alternative strategies of fire suppression and net effect of each.
The candid evaluation of the opportunities and potential problems facing a prospective or existing retailer.