Standpoints is not a common management tool and can’t be found explicitly in literature. It is listed here to provide an alternative approach with the discussion of possible strategies. This template represents a quick and pragmatic alternative to a more elaborated strategy development template.

Instead of using a half matrix and evaluating consistencies, the option development tool in this case allows for the locking in of beliefs and opinions about consistent sets of options. It is then easy to visualize and analyze the differences and similarities.