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Omvärldsanalys i statliga myndigheter. Framväxt, organisation och arbetsmetoder

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  • Bohman, Samuel

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    (Institute for Futures Studies)

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    Horizon scanning is an ambiguous concept and difficult to define. Within the context of central government authorities, it can be interpreted as an umbrella term for a variety of activities that monitors and analyzes changes in the external environment. As a phenomenon and discourse, horizon scanning is more common today compared to ten years ago. More central government authorities have a formal or semi-formal organization for horizon scanning. Modern information technology and external consultants play in many cases a central role in development. Organizational problems such as lack of resources, competence and management’s commitment remain for many central government authorities.

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    Paper provided by Institute for Futures Studies in its series Arbetsrapport with number 2009:12.

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    Length: 51 pages
    Date of creation: 12 Jun 2009
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    Handle: RePEc:hhs:ifswps:2009_012

    Note: ISSN: 1652-120X; ISBN: 978-91-85619-51-1
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    Keywords: Futures studies; Horizon scanning; Planning; Central government; Authorities; Framtidsstudier; Omvärldsanalys; Omvärldsbevakning; Verksamhetsplanering; Statliga myndigheter;

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