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Choosing the future : the power of strategic thinking

Author: Stuart Wells
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©1998.
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Strategy requires an ability to conceive the future, see and create possibilities, and focus to choose a direction. Successful strategy is a mental discipline consisting of broad ranging, flexible, and creative thinking. Choosing the Future will help you achieve this success by studying fundamentals such as effective group thinking, knowing when to delay a decision for more information, balancing contrasting modes  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Wells
ISBN: 0750698764 9780750698764
OCLC Number: 36856917
Description: xi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. To Think or Not to Think? That Should Not Be a Question. 1. Closed Mind, Open Mind. 2. Hey Buddy, Can You Paradigm? 3. Looking for Answers in All the Wrong Places. 4. What's the Sound of One Mind Thinking? 5. More Than You'll Ever Know. 6. The Opposing Forces of Thought. 7. Ultimate Alchemy --
Transforming Thought into Action --
pt. 2. Strategic Thinking Basics. 8. The Heart of the Matter. 9. In Search of Process. 10. Strategic Thinking Cycle --
pt. 3. There's Something Happening Here. 11. Visualizing the Field. 12. The Whirling Maze of Forces. 13. Knowing the Players. 14. Solving the Puzzle --
Detecting Patterns. 15. Creating Crystal Balls --
Forming Scenarios. 16. Just When You Thought It Was Safe --
Navigating Shock Waves.
Responsibility: Stuart Wells.
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