Scenario Thinking Preparing Your Organization for the Future in an Unpredictable World /

Develops scenario planning methods in ways that link scenario analysis to improved decision making, engage time-poor senior decision makers, attenuate decision makers' tendency to deflect responsibility for bleak, negative scenario outcomes, and enhance causal analysis within scenario-storyline...

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Main Author: Cairns, George,
Other Authors: Wright, George, 1952-, SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (XIX, 276 pages 15 illustrations) : online resource.
Edition: 2nd ed. 2018.
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter1. Why should the individual and organization practice scenario thinking?
  • Chapter 2. Working with scenarios: introducing the basic method
  • Chapter3. Working with stakeholders: understanding stakeholder viewpoints and critiquing scenario storylines
  • Chapter4. Augmenting scenario approaches: delving deeper and stretching wider
  • Chapter5. Scenarios and decision analysis
  • Chapter6. Creating robust strategies and robust organizations
  • Chapter7. The backwards logic method of constructing extreme scenarios
  • Chapter8. Diagnosing organizational receptiveness
  • Chapter9. Lessons learnt from using scenario planning on the real world
  • Chapter10. Evaluation of the effectiveness of scenario interventions within organizations.