Strategy Formulation as the Means to Arrive at a Future End State

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Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada
🔥NEW Strategy is about formulating a path to arrive at a future end state. Since there can be several viable options, strategic analysis involves choosing which road to take. The more important question is how "idealistic" is the desired future state. If the future is deemed predictable and certain, then the strategy can be deliberate. However, when predicting a future end state is extremely difficult, then an emergent strategy makes more sense. Instead of having to look way out in the Future, you carefully watch what is emerging in front of you and navigate the evolutionary potential of the Present. This is called"naturalistic strategic planning". The naturalistic end state is based on organizational values such as "whatever we do, we will do no evil" or "whatever path we choose, it will lead us to sustainability". (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Bernhard Keim, Business Consultant, Germany

There is no Way to Predict the Future

This is a very important thought. Let me lunge bac (...)

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands

We Can Predict the Future to Some Extent

I agree with both of you. Because external changes (...)

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