This report will analyse the Otago Youth Wellness Trust by using the External Organisation Environment Model. The Otago Youth Wellness Trust is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation (NGO) that was established in 1995 due to a concern of truancy and youth offending that the Police and wider community held. The Otago Youth Wellness Trust is “a free community-based service for young people aged 11-18 years with multiple and complex need and who are least likely to access mainstream services for support.” (OYWT TODAY). These young people will work with a single case worker in order to “have access to a range of quality services to meet their physical, emotional and social needs, which, in the provision of integrated delivery will enhance their well-being, break barriers to opportunities and ensure a secure future.” (OYWT Philosophy, Mission and Values).
In this report, I will analyse the external environment of OYWT by focusing on four different dimensions of the model, and applying it to the Trust. Followed by this are two recommendations that the OYWT could undertake in order to make their management more effective and efficient.
2.1 External Environmental Analysis
The external environment is “all elements existing outside the organisation’s boundaries that have the potential to affect the organisation.” (textbook). Because this is a very broad definition, there is a model named the External Organisation Environment Model that