Outside-In vs. Inside-Out Planning

Outside-in vs. inside-out planning offers a guide for choosing and delivering societal, community/external client-focused results that you and/or your organization would like to achieve.

Outside-in planning. Beginning with a result (or objective), and track the flow through the Organizational Elements starting from outside/Mega through the other organizational elements, Figure 5.5 Starting from the outside (Mega) and deriving down through the organizational elements will better ensure that the planning will be valid and not assume any linkages.

Inside-out planning. If you are required to be working with others on an existing organizational program or context who want to start from the more “comfortable” and ...

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