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English definition of “PEST analysis”

PEST analysis

noun [C or U]     (also STEP analysis)
FINANCE, ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT abbreviation for Political , Economic , Social , and Technological analysis : a management method that examines the effect that events or influences from outside may have on the performance of a company or organization : A PEST analysis is concerned with the economic influences on a business . → Compare PESTLE analysis
(Definition of PEST analysis noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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