Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite sources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of week..
Making Strategy: Information Chaos versus Opportunity
In this assignment, you will discuss the ideas of discipline and imagination in relation to making strategy with emerging technologies. Using the case study of the challenge of information chaos and what you learned from your Week 3 readings, you will explore the application of scenario planning and discuss pertinent emerging technologies that could be considered to tackle this challenge.
From the Internet, read the following article:
On the basis of your reading, address the following:
- Discuss the application of the idea of disciplined imagination in making strategy to the topic in the article.
- What pertinent and specific domains of knowledge and technologies could be considered in addressing the topic in the article? Discuss how such technologies could be employed to seek solutions to the main problem discussed in the article.
- Discuss the application of scenario planning to the topic in the article with the objective of addressing the complex and uncertain challenges mentioned.
- Examine mechanisms that could be used to address the appropriation of gains from innovation in the context of the article.