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Planning a change effectively...

A way to analyse a problem in order to solve it is to use the STRIPE process.



(SITUATION NOW) Be clear on the situation as it is now, describe it stating why this is a problem or opportunity.


(TARGET) Describe the future, desired situation and what needs to be achieved i.e. what would it look like if the problem was solved/opportunity realised.


(RESTRAINTS) Examine the obstacles, problems and restraints that stand in the way of the 'situation now' and the target.


(IMPORTANT ISSUES) Identify from all of the above restraints, the important issues that need addressing             to remove them or reduce them.


(PLAN ACTIONS)  Set out in a logical sequence the order of events that need to take place and the specific, concrete actions that need to happen to deliver the future desired situation.


(EVIDENCE OF SUCCESS) Clearly identify the evidence that would indicate that the problem has been solved or the opportunity seized


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