Mr. Schwartz is an open, likeable person, and you will enjoy his writing style.
He is suggesting that in order to get prepared to any future changes and upheavals, one should go out to the outer edge where there are lots and lots of choices.
This book also provides a list of scenario development steps, which is very useful to students start their first future planning.
I read a library version of this book and had to have it on my shelf. The long view considers multiple options for how events will develop. Read morePublished 24 days ago by JML
The Art of the Long View by Peter Schwartz is the book that popularized the tool of scenario planning and made the case at Royal Dutch Shell a classic for many business schools on... Read morePublished 4 months ago by J. Oh
I'm reviewing the 1996 edition.
What the book does well.
It’s a great sales pitch for the concept of scenario-building. I'm sold on the idea. Read more
The Art of the Long View by Peter Schwartz is mainly a training guide for scenario planning. It does not give step-by-step instructions without the reader having to go through the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by FJJ
This is a must read for those interested in strategic thinking, strategic visioning, and in moving beyond biases and assumptions to imagine the future. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Alicia Crumpton
I received this on time and it was in good shape.
It is great to be able to have links to used books.