A fascinating session with the Futures Strategy Group kicked off acumen7’s April meeting. Peter Kennedy, Gerard Smith and Charles Perrottet explained their mission of strategic foresight to help leaders make smart, winning decisions in the face of future change and uncertainty. Scenario planning is their primary tool, which is a description of a future operating environment that is relevant to a business or institution, that is also challenging, plausible and not probabilisti
acumen7 members Giles Price and Rosie Hughes also gave an insightful presentation at the April meeting on AECOM’s Culture of Quality. The discussion encompassed how to shift culture to improve quality in all you do, in a global organisation. They discussed process and procedure versus leadership and behaviour, and underpinning the global Culture of Quality programmes through enhanced collaboration performance.