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Foresight & Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region

Building Enterprises of the Future

With special contribution by Chaly Mah, CEO of Deloitte Southeast Asia

Dr Janson Yap, together with Dr Luke van der Laan, wrote with a specific focus on the Asia Pacific region, with the anticipation for it to become the epicentre of global economic activity. The book offers insights into the optimisation of economic potential and social cohesion enabled by leaders, which is crucial to the global economy and living standards.

Foresight & Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region

Published in November 2015, Foresight & Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region explores the importance of strategy and how to make it work in an environment characterised by constant change.

Dr Janson Yap, together with Dr Luke van der Laan, wrote with a specific focus on the Asia Pacific region, with the anticipation for it to become the epicentre of global economic activity. The book offers insights into the optimisation of economic potential and social cohesion enabled by leaders, which is crucial to the global economy and living standards. The authors also highlighted sound foresight, strategic thinking and innovation as the critical underpinnings of successful business and provides a comprehensive guide to combining practice and theory to ensure successful strategies, from formulation to execution.

Dr Luke van der Laan is the Director of Professional Studies at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and member of the Australian Centre for Sustainable Business Development (ACSBD). His work in the areas of foresight, strategic thinking and leadership is internationally unique and honed by his interests in futures research.

This publication builds on the concepts of change, the purpose of business, foresight, strategic thinking, strategic planning and innovation to present a holistic view of how these essential elements can be integrated in practice.

Combined with a special contribution by Chaly Mah, the CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific, the book carefully balances professional and academic insights to optimally benefit its readers and will be of interest to industry practitioners, researchers and students alike.

Foresight & Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region can be purchased both in hard copy as well as in ebook format.

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