Before going to the details of future management please answer the following questions which give you a hint about your future fitness:
Internal future fitness check-up
What kind of products and services will generate your profit of tomorrow ( 3 - 10 years depending on the business sector)?
How are your internal structures prepared for future requirements and changes?
What kind of new challenges are you expecting for your human resources and how are they prepared?
Where and what should your company be in 5 — 10 years?
What is your vision for the next years?
To what extent will your vision motivate and inspire your staff?
How will you achieve this vision (with precise goals, strategies, measures)?
bulletExternal future fitness check-up
Market and competitive environment
Who will be your customers, alliance partners, co-opetitors of tomorrow?
What will drive them to co-operate with you or not?
What are their future needs and requirements?
Who will be your future competitors and what are their goals?
Which technologies can threaten or even substitute your present product and service portfolio?
Which technologies can give your products and services an innovative push?
Where is globalisation heading for and how does it impact your business today and tomorrow?
How does the global economic situation influence your business?
How do legislative changes impact your corporate strategy, your products and services?
How do social trends and changes influence your products and services? tions et les changements sociaux influencent-ils l’acceptation ou le rejet de vos produits et services ?
If you could not answer more than 3 questions in each of these chapters then you should start a future management process. Get in touch with us right now.