Introduction. Preparing for the Future. How Managers Think About The Future. How Organizations Think About The Future. The Impact of Culture and Cultural Assumptions on Strategy. Shaping the Future: the Emergence of Modern Scenario Techniques. Developing the Skills for Long–term Survival and Success: Principles of the Scenario Process. Scenario Planning in the Organizational Context. Scenario Planning: Taking Charge of the Future. Summary. Glossary. References. Index.