Under pressure: Visioning in a regulated environment
Meadows, Maureen and O'Brien, Frances A.. (2006) Under pressure: Visioning in a regulated environment. SYSTEMIC PRACTICE AND ACTION RESEARCH, 19 (6). pp. 537-551. ISSN 1094-429XFull text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11213-006-9042-4
This paper describes four case studies of the practice of vision development in four utilities organisations. Important observations emerge about current practice; for example, tensions can be observed in organisations struggling to satisfy the expectations of a diverse range of stakeholders. Formal methodologies for visioning are rarely adopted in vision development; rather more informal processes of debate are preferred. Difficulties with internal communication and staff buy-in to the vision are also identified. Comparisons are drawn with the results of previous work on visioning in the financial services sector.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School|
|Journal or Publication Title:||SYSTEMIC PRACTICE AND ACTION RESEARCH|
|Official Date:||December 2006|
|Number of Pages:||15|
|Page Range:||pp. 537-551|
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