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Scenario Planning: Developing a Strategic Agenda for Organizational Alignment
Research Library Issues (2012)
  • Deborah Ludwig, University of Kansas
  • Jennifer Church-Duran, University of Kansas
This article describes the use and principles of scenario planning as a critical tool to effectively address the complex and uncertain environments in higher education. It looks specifically at the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) scenario-planning project "Envisioning Research Library Futures: A Scenario Thinking Project."

The original published version is available from the Association of Research Libraries' Research Library Issues (RLI) 278
  • strategic planning; scenario planning; library administration;
Publication Date
March, 2012
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Deborah Ludwig and Jennifer Church-Duran. "Scenario Planning: Developing a Strategic Agenda for Organizational Alignment" Research Library Issues Iss. 278 (2012) p. 8 - 16
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