Planning is the activity that most directly involves people with the future. Nations, communities, organizations, and individuals all do some form of planning. Obviously, some do it more systematically than others, and this chapter focuses on how to go about it systematically. Strategic planning is the most commonly known and used approach. Scenario planning has emerged as a variation on how strategic planning is carried out, but it is still strategic planning with scenario inputs.
KeywordsStrategic Planning Total Quality Management Prefer Future Strategic Direction Enterprise Resource Planning
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