A toolbox for scenario planning

LIPSOR Working Papers n°5

Monday 4 July 2005

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SCENARIOS AND STRATEGIES - A toolbox for problem solving
by Michel Godet, with Régine Monti, Francis Meunier, Fabrice Roubelat.

Wanted : rigour for an intellectual ‘undiscipline’

- Initiating and stimulating the whole process
- Making a complete diagnosis of the firm in relation to its environment
- Asking the right questions and identifying key variables
- Analysing actors’ strategies
- Scanning the field of possible futures and reducing uncertainties
- Evaluating strategic choices and options