Mark Vickers, i4cp's VP of Research, has written the latest TrendWatcher
article, about scenario planning in the workplace. He recently conducted a webinar on the topic, which you can view here
The Fiction Effect: Plausible Scenarios that Shock
Scenario planning is faddish for a lot of companies, like shorter hair or diagonal tie patterns or wearing watches. It's usually the bad times that bring out the scenario planners.
"It's sort of like flood insurance," Michael Raynor, a Deloitte Consulting LLP corporate-strategy expert, recently told the Wall Street Journal
. "Everybody runs out and buys flood insurance the year after the flood" (Tuna, 2009). Read the rest of the workforce scenario planning