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< previous page page_126 next page > Page 126 extremely rich picture of the potential expectations held of it. The second technique is assumption specification . For the stakeholders identified, each group then lists what assumptions it is making about each of them in believing that its preferred strategy will succeed. Each group should list all the assumptions derived from asking this question of all the stakeholders. These are the assumptions upon which the success of the groups preferred strategy/solution depends. The third technique is assumption rating . This involves each group in ranking each of the assumptions it is making with respect to two criteria. For each of the listed assumptions each group asks of itself the following: "How important is this assumption in terms of its influence on the success or failure of the strategy?"
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Unformatted text preview: "How certain are we that the assumption is justified?" The results are recorded on a chart such as that shown in Figure 6.1. Because of their lack of importance, those assumptions falling on the extreme left of Figure 6.1 are of little significance for effective planning or "problem solving". Those falling in the top right (certain planning region) are important, but it is those in the lower right-hand quadrant (problematic planning region) which are most critical. Because of their uncertainty they deserve close attention. Dialectical debate proceeds best if only the most significant assumptions are considered. Each group should now, therefore, list the most significant assumptions on which its preferred strategy depends. Figure 6.1 Assumption rating chart < previous page page_126 next page >...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course MGT 03 taught by Professor Kasra during the Spring '11 term at Tanta University.

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