Known characteristics in an environment that impact the survival, operations, and growth of an organization. This identifiable element exists as a physical, cultural, demographic, economic, political, regulatory, or technological characteristic.

 TLD Example: The CEO was forced to acknowledge the negative impact the new regulatory legislation would have on her company’s profits in the coming year.

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