The Sixth Sense
Accelerating Organizational Learning with Scenarios
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Sixth Sense by Kees Van der Heijden
Book DescriptionThis book helps managers move beyond the idea that the future of business will resemble the past and allows them to use scenarios to imagine multiple perspectives. The concepts of organizational realities, experience, and beliefs are explored to encourage and embrace change in business organizations for a successful future.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470844915
(244mm x 168mm x 24mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kees Van der Heijden
Business Planning for Turbulent Times, Hardback (February 2010)
The world is increasingly turbulent and complex, awash with disruptions, tipping points and knock-on effects exemplified by the implosion of financial markets and economies around the globe. Suitable for business and organizational leaders, this book explains how future orientation and, modern scenario techniques help to address these conditions.
Scenarios for Success, Hardback (October 2007)
Properly researched and intelligently deployed, scenario planning is today's most powerful tool for understanding and preparing for an uncertain future. Yet it remains a niche approach, poorly understood by leaders at large. To bring it into the strategy mainstream, leaders need advice on how to turn concepts (scenarios) into actions (strategy).
Scenarios, Hardback (November 2004)» View all books by Kees Van der Heijden
Eight years (and 30,000 copies) after publication Scenarios is still acknowledged as the definitive work in the scenario planning field. Now, Kees van der Heijden brings his bestseller up to date, following up on the original case studies and adding significant new material.
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Author Biography - Kees Van der Heijden
Kees van der Heijden (Scotland) is Director of the Centre for Scenario Planning and Future Studies, the Graduate School of Business at the University of Strathclyde, U.K. The Centre for Scenario Planning and Future Studies Members of the Centre for Scenario Planning and Future Studies of the University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business (USGSB) have been involved in scenario and futures work over a significant period of time, both in a consultant and an educational capacity. This combination has resulted in the development of expertise in scenario planning and future studies that is difficult to match. The Centrea s expertise is demonstrated in the range of scenario planning and future studies assignments that have been undertaken for major organizations, as well as in the production of leading edge research and publication about scenario planning and future studies, and decision--making. This combination differentiates the Centre from other organizations in the field. The Centre has developed an international reputation for the design and delivery of purposeful scenario planning assignments. These have involved private sector organizations from a wide range of industry groupings on an international basis, and public sector organizations from local to national governments. The internal scenario teams drawn from all these organizations has included key decision and policy makers, resulting in top--level commitment to participation and active adaptive learning from the outcomes.
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