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 a new model for scenario planning that is closely integrated with strategy. They argue that the concept of scenario planning is as much an art as a practical management tool.
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List of Figures List of Tables Foreword Introduction Advice to the Reader PART I: WHY IS SCENARIO PLANNING NEEDED? SOME REASONS FROM THE FIELD OF STRATEGY RESEARCH PART II: SCENARIO PLANNING: AN INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW PART III: SCENARIO PLANNING IN PRACTICE PART IV: THE PRINCIPLES OF SCENARIO THINKING PART V: THE PRINCIPLES OF STRATEGIC THINKING Glossary Notes Kairos Future References Further Reading Index
MATS LINDGREN and HANS BANDHOLD are both consultants who work for Kairos Future in Sweden and have considerable experience of Scenario Planning. Mats Lindgren is also the author of several books in Swedish.