Social Forecasting - Relevance in Strategic Planning for Corporate Sector
June 29, 2010
Business Forecasting based on economic and technological forecasting has lead to serious errors in prediction of future. One of the tools suggested is social forecasting. The use of social forecasting stems from recognition that social pressures are becoming an increasing determinant for the success of any organization in the globalized economy. The various indicators indicate that the society will be experiencing a total change in next few years. Some of these changes have to be anticipated and must be incorporated in any strategic plans of an organization. This paper examines the need for social forecasting and provides frame work for analysis. Important key dimensions for better understanding of social forecasting are discussed.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: Social Forecasting, Economic Forecasting, Technological Forecasting, Strategic Planning, syntropic model
JEL Classification: A 14working papers series
Date posted: July 9, 2010
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