Foresight styles of strategy level leaders

van der Laan, Luke and Erwee, Ronel (2010) Foresight styles of strategy level leaders. In: ANZAM 2010: Managing for Unknowable Futures, 8-10 Dec 2010, Adelaide, Australia.

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Abstract

The Foresight Styles Assessment (Dian 2009; Gary 2008, 2009) was regarded as an important measure of a strategy level leader’s dominant and back-up styles of engaging with matters related to anticipating the future. This study sought to confirm the factor structures of the measure. A quantitative two-step methodology was adopted as a pilot study preceding the main study in which a web-based survey methodology was used. The sample consisted of 298 strategy level leaders. Data was analysed by exploratory factor analysis and confirmatory factor analysis. The FSA’s four factors Directive, Adapter, Framer and Reactor were confirmed. Theoretical concerns could be raised regarding whether the Reactor factor describes a foresight style


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright 2010 The Authors.
Depositing User: Prof. Ronel Erwee
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 09 May 2011 02:47
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2013 04:59
Uncontrolled Keywords: foresight styles; strategy level leaders; confirmatory factor analysis
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150308 International Business
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150310 Organisation and Management Theory
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910402 Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/9273

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