Paul Schoemaker 12 October 2016

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Scanning the Periphery

The biggest dangers to a company are the ones you don't see coming. Understanding these threats - and anticipating opportunities - requires strong peripheral vision. In this article, Paul Schoemaker expands on the concepts covered in his third talk at CRF's 8th International Conference.

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1 November 2016

Strategic Organisation Design Programme by CEO, University of Southern California

Organisation Design has been a focus of research and teaching at the Center for Effective Organization (CEO) for the past 30 years. Their work has consisted of numerous studies that have explored, defined, and assessed new organisational forms and corporate structures that have emerged over decades that marked the transition from the industrial era to today’s knowledge-based, technologically enabled, diverse, and rapidly changing global economy. CEO will be running an organisation design programme between 28 - 31 March 2017 in the UK and are delighted to offer a 10% discount to all CRF members. Please view the programme leaflet to find out more.

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Scenario Planning - Developing the Right Mindset

In his second presentation from CRF's 8th International Conference, Paul Schoemaker, continues to describe the concept of scenario planning and takes a look at how we can develop the right mindset for scanning the future. The key is to master the six key disciplines and behaviours: anticipate, challenge, interpret, decide, align and learn.

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