Planning Review: Volume 20 Issue 3
Table of contents
Composing a plot for your scenarioPeter Schwartz
The scenario writer must identify the most powerful forces inside and outside the company, and analyze which plots they fit.
Key lessons for adopting scenario planning in diversified companiesDaniel G. Simpson
The head of planning for a Fortune 500 consumer products company summarizes the lessons managers must master for successful scenario planning in diversified companies.
Teaching decision makers to learn from scenarios: A blueprint for implementationIan Wilson
The insights gained from scenarios will be wasted unless companies effectively integrate them into the decision‐making process.
Alternative scenarios for the Defense Industry after 1995Mark A Boroush, Charles W. Thomas
Scenario building, hand in hand with a careful analysis of your business' driving forces, offers a means of systematically studying the longer term requirements for…
Twelve scenarios for Southern California Edison
Southern California Edison decided to plan for future uncertainties by writing a series of plausible scenarios and preparing flexible responses for each of them.
Los Angeles 2007: Implications of a scenario analysis for energy forecastingStephen M. Millett
Using alternative scenarios of possible future conditions, this utility has now developed contingency plans to meet long‐term demand in the most efficient and economical manner.
Integrating scenarios into strategic planning at Royal Dutch/ShellPaul J.H. Schoemaker, Cornelius A.J.M. van der Heijden
Shell developed a number of new methodologies to make scenario planning more meaningful to line managers. It also took steps to integrate the learning that takes place at…