CIPRNet CIP glossary

external context

external environment in which the organization seeks to achieve its objectives

NOTE External context can include:
— the cultural, social, political, legal, regulatory, financial, technological, economic, natural and competitive environment, whether international, national, regional or local;
— key drivers and trends having impact on the objectives of the organiza-tion; and
— relationships with, and perceptions and values of external stakeholders. [©‎ ISO Guide 73:2009]