AN EXAMPLE OF SCENARIO PLANNING
Some years ago I was involved with a scenario planning project to help a small rural Australian local government area think about its possible futures. The name of the actual town has been disguised as “Littletown”. This is a summary…
ABC Radio interviews Keith Suter. The arrival of computers in every home, Google and social media has seen a new era of development … a global knowledge revolution. It seems we do everything online nowadays … is that a good thing?
HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE
The entire nature of work is changing and the majority of jobs as we know them are set to disappear over the coming years. In fact, almost half of the jobs…
THE FUTURE OF THE UNITING CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA
This dissertation examines the future of the Uniting Church through the use of scenario planning. This is the first time that this management technique has been used on an Australian church.
People can look at the same event at the same time and yet “see” different events. We are prisoners of our perceptions. We assume that there is only one way of looking at the world. A “paradigm” is a way of looking at the world. It filters out some information and focuses on other information.
QUANTUM LEAP FOR CLEVER AGED SERVICE PROVIDERS
An ‘immature’ industry consists of a large number of small producers or suppliers. Eventually a ‘mature’ industry evolves and it becomes a small number of large producers or suppliers. Aged care is an immature industry and…