Scenario-Driven Planning: Learning to Manage Strategic Uncertainty / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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About the Author
NICHOLAS C. GEORGANTZAS is Associate Professor of Management Systems at Fordham University and a management systems consultant. Widely published on topics on model-based strategy support, decision framing, and behavioral simulation modeling, he has consulted in commercial and retail banking, computer and information systems, education, entertainment and multimedia, and other industries.
WILLIAM ACAR is Associate Professor of Management Systems and Administrative Sciences at the Graduate School of Management of Kent University. The author of numerous published articles, internal reports, and conference presentations, Dr. Acar has developed a number of methods for management theory and practice. He has consulted to a number of business firms and nonprofit agencies, and has developed a causal mapping method for the analysis of complex business situations called CSM (Comprehensive Situation Mapping).
Table of Contents
Figures and Tables
Why Scenario-Driven Planning?
Productivity and Strategy
Environmental Triggers and Scenarios
The Role of the Environment
Environmental Turbulence and Uncertainty
Assumption Analysis for Strategic Turnaround
Competitive Advantage Through Scenarios
Competitive Intelligence Systems for the 1990s
Features of the Proposed Planning Process
Reperceiving in the Multiverse of Rationality
Strategy Designs of the 1990s
Planning Technology for the 1990s
Appendix A: Theoretical Foundations of Scenario-Driven Planning
Appendix B: The Art of Organizational Learning
Appendix C: Intelligence-Amplifying Tools