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Author Bauer, Jeffrey C., author.

Title Upgrading leadership's crystal ball : five reasons why forecasting must replace predicting and how to make the strategic change in business and public policy / Jeffrey C. Bauer, Phd ; foreword by Dr. Stan Gryskiewicz.

Publication Info. Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2014]


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 155 pages .)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The foundations of predicting -- Five fatal flaws of predicting -- The art of forecasting -- How to forecast in dynamic systems -- From forecasts to strategies.
Note Print version record.
Summary Clearly, concisely, and with many examples from public and private enterprise, Upgrading Leadership's Crystal Ball shows why predictions are usually wrong and presents a better way to look at the future-forecasting. This book is essential-reading for anyone who needs to make the best possible strategic decisions for moving an organization forward in today's rapidly changing environment. Dr. Bauer supplies an insightful comparison of the two mainstream approaches for looking ahead. Although predicting and forecasting are usually used as synonyms for a single process,
Subject Business forecasting.
Economic forecasting.
Strategic planning.
Business forecasting. (OCoLC)fst00842699
Economic forecasting. (OCoLC)fst00901942
Strategic planning. (OCoLC)fst01134371
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Gryskiewicz, Stan, author of foreword.
Other Form: Print version: Bauer, Jeffrey C. Upgrading leadership's crystal ball. 9781466554030 1466554037 (DLC) 2013023916
ISBN 1466554045 (electronic bk.)
9781466554047 (electronic bk.)
9781466554030 (paperback)
1466554037 (paperback)
Standard No. AU@ 000052912423
AU@ 000053310504
DEBSZ 405512651
GBVCP 772809550

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