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Scenario planning

the link between future and strategy

by Mats Lindgren

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strategic planning,
  • Decision making,
  • Communication in management,
  • Business planning

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMats Lindgren and Hans Bandhold.
    ContributionsBandhold, Hans.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD30.28 .L543 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23202805M
    ISBN 100230579191
    ISBN 109780230579194
    LC Control Number2009013794

    This is the first book focused on how to do and use scenario planning – which is one of the most widely used tools in the world for strategic planning, change management, innovation, problem solving, and similar purposes – for social change at the community, national, and global levels. Therefore, we present "scenario-based strategic planning" as a framework for strategic management in an uncertain world. Previous approaches to scenario planning were complex and focused on the long term, but the approach developed by Roland Berger and the Center for Strategy and Scenario Planning at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management is.

    OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. "Management development." "September " Description: 16 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm. Contents: Planning as learning --The scenario planning process --Step 1: Articulate the business idea --Step 2: Define the focus and scope --Step 3: Identify trends --Step 4: Identify key themes --Step 5: Create a scenario matrix --Step . Scenario planning (sometimes called “scenario and contingency planning”) is a structured way for organisations to think about the future. A group of executives sets out to develop a small.

    This book is about how the Oxford Scenario Planning Approach (OSPA) enables individuals and groups to enhance their understanding of a particular situation and develop new strategies. It outlines seven premises, and has two distinctive features: (1) an approach to support strategy in contexts that exhibit turbulence, uncertainty, novelty, or ambiguity—or TUNA conditions; (2) its Author: Rafael Ramírez.   What is scenario planning? Generating insights by creating a small set of scenarios for an organization’s future environment that are: – Relevant to critical business decisions – Distinct – Individually realistic and believable – Together cover the breadth of relevant uncertainties. Why scenario planning?


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Scenario planning challenges management to revisit its assumptions about its industry and consider a wider range of possibilities about where its industry may head in the future. This exploration results in a broader, more innovative view about future growth opportunities and risks.

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PLANNING YOUR PROCESS 55 Stories from the Field THE. Scenario Planning is the process of constructing a series of hypothetical situations, then Mentally Simulating what you would do if they occur.

You may not be a seer, but Counterfactual Simulation gives us a powerful capability: imagining things that. NEW PUBLICATION: Scenario Planning for Cities and Regions: Managing and Envisioning Uncertain Futures by Robert Goodspeed This book offers the first in-depth examination of scenario planning.

This urban and regional planning approach enables communities to create and analyze multiple plausible versions of the future in the face of rapid technology advances. In a fast paced world of more disruptive changes and connected challenges, leaders and their organizations are searching for new ways to survive and succeed.

Many different approaches to scenario planning have emerged in the last few decades. This book introduces the distinctive approach to scenario planning that the three authors have together developed in the Author: Rafael Ramírez. Using scenarios as a comprehensive planning tool Herman Kahn, brilliant strategist and game theorist, is the godfather of scenario planning.

(He partly inspired Dr. Strangelove, the creepy character played by Peter Sellers in the madcap movie of the same name.)4/5. Scenario planning allows companies to move away from linear thinking and better understand external change.

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The following is an excerpt from chapter two of the book. Scenario planning or scenario thinking is a strategic planning tool used to make flexible long-term plans. It is a method for learning about the future by understanding the nature and impact of the most uncertain and important driving forces affecting our world.

Book Navigation. The evolution of scenario planning. Scenario Planning. Scenario planning A process of analyzing possible future events by considering alternative possible outcomes (scenarios).

helps leaders develop a detailed, internally consistent picture of a range of plausible outcomes as an industry evolves over time. You can also incorporate the results of scenario planning into your strategy formulation and implementation. Scenario Planning serves as a guide to taking a long-term look at your business, your industry, and the world, posing thoughtful questions about the possible consequences of some current (and possible future) trends.

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1 best-selling book on in the category "Books About Society" within a few days of its launch. How did this happen, I wondered.

The key to understanding its. Chapters walk you through an overview followed by the basic principles of scenario and strategic thinking and offer a glimpse of scenario planning in practice. Buy this book." - Harvard Business School "Given the recent rise of uncertainty, writing a book.

Recent research in the field of business strategy has shown that strategic flexibility can be achieved through a scenario planning perspective for long term competition and performance. The authors have drawn upon examples and cases to develop.

Scenario planning is a management tool that is designed to allow organizations to evaluate the efficacy of strategies, tactics, and plans under a range of possible future environments. In short, it is a perfect tool for today’s increasingly uncertain and volatile world.

Scenario planning is a practical tool for collective strategic thinking in organizations, especially when external uncertainty is high. Its overall purpose is discussed and two complementary. By Erica Olsen. In the strategic planning world, scenario planning is a way of simplifying a complex future by providing the opportunity to ask the what-if questions and to rehearse how you may respond should a certain event or trend happen in the future.

Pierre Wack sums up the outcome that scenarios seek to change our mental maps of the future. Scenario planning was just a starting point for them. Mr.

Wack, who had studied some of the mystic traditions of India and Japan in depth, had been a student of the Sufi mystic G.I. Gurdjieff in the s, and he had learned to cultivate what he called “remarkable people” around the world; this phrase in French means not so much gifted or.About Scenario Planning in Organizations.

With scenario planning, leaders, executives, and decision makers can develop strategies for multiple futures, making their organizations resilient, agile, and capable of adapting to new circumstances at the speed of change.