Planning Review: Volume 8 Issue 4


Table of contents

Gould: Planning charges its batteries

Daniel T. Carroll

In 1967, the Board of Directors of the then downtrodden Gould National Battery Company decided it had had enough of slack profits. A new chief executive was brought in…

Creating the manager's plan book: A new route to effective planning

Richard O. Mason, Ian I. Mitroff, Vincent P. Barabba

Consider the plight of the contemporary manager: the forces affecting corporate planning today stem from a wide variety of external sources—public interest groups…


Beginning to plan in Ontario's Ministry of Industry and Tourism

David S. Barrows, Charles Spearin

The concept of planning in a government environment shares premises with private sector planning, even though the planning process may differ due to differences in…

Planning for research freedom at SRI

Charles J. Cook

SRI International (SRI) is a tax‐exempt, not‐for‐profit, applied‐research organization incorporated in the state of California. Founded by Stanford Uni‐versity in…

Congress, corporations, and crystal balls: New partnership for the future?

William L. Renfro

Corporations pour heart and soul — and other equally scarce resources — into talking to the Congress about current legislative proposals. The Congress, in turn, does its…

The debate over productivity: Cracking the measurement problem

George E. Sadler

True measures of physical and real value productivity can provide factory management with a highly useful tool for operations analysis and for identifying specific areas…



Renamed to:

Strategy & Leadership

Online date, start – end:

1975 – 1996

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Emerald Publishing Limited