SOAR is a positive approach to strategic thinking and planning. It allows an organization to construct its future through collaboration, shared understanding, and a commitment to action.
SOAR stands for Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations, Results and follows 9 steps:
University of Missouri’s SOAR Model Analysis
Stavros, J. & Hinrichs, G. 2009. The thin book of SOAR: Building strengths-based strategy.
Stavros, J. & Cole, M. 2013. SOARing towards positive transformation and change. Development Policy Review, 1(1), 10-34.