Inevitable Surprises: Thinking Ahead in a Time of Turbulence
Penguin, May 1, 2004 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
The author of the bestseller The Art of the Long View forecasts the inevitable surprises that will shape the business world of tomorrow.
The world we live in today is more volatile than ever. The security of free nations is threatened by rogue states, the global economy is in flux, and the rapid advance of technology forces constant reevaluation of our society. With so many powerful forces at work and seemingly unpredictable events occurring, to many the future seems dark, and its possibilities frightening.
Peter Schwartz disagrees. A world-renowned visionary in the field of scenario planning, Schwartz s startling and accurate predictions have been employed by government agencies and major corporations for more than twenty-five years. He argues that the future is foreseeable, and that by examining the dynamics at work today we can predict the inevitable surprises of tomorrow.
Timely and thought-provoking, Inevitable Surprises is a book that no one with an interest in business or the future of our society can afford to miss.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - neotradlibrarian - LibraryThing
Schwartz is the author of the very influential Art of the Long View, the book that made scenarios a household word. This 2003 book is a follow-up to that, a very necessary one. In addition to ... Read full review
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Many years later his predictions are just ** . Read full review
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