Journal of Futures Studies

From Strategic Foresight to Conversations about Alternative and Desired Futures Using Scenarios to Transform the Present

by Robert Burke

Introduction

My reactions to Graham Molitor’s article ‘Scenarios: Worth the effort?’ is one of largely being in agreement with his argument. Indeed I argue that not only has scenario planning shown at times to be of little long term value but it appears that strategic planning is also of little value – indeed, it is estimated that only 5-10% of strategic plans are ever implemented, according to Tom Peters (Napier, Sidle, & Sanaghan, 1997, p.13).(continue…)

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