Written by Norman Clark
Published: 20 January 2014
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If traditional strategic planning methods have not produced the results that your firm wants, you might want to consider Future Search.

Future Search is a planning methodology developed by Marvin Weisbord and Sandra Janoff. More information is available at the website of the Future Search Network: Future Searches have been used in a wide range of settings in business, government, NGOs, and community organizations. Our firm has occasionally used Future Search as a planning methodology for law firms and legal services organizations.

Click here to download a paper that our firm has produced to guide law firms in determining whether they should select Future Search as a strategic planning method.

The advantages of a Future Search in a law firm are:

In our firm's experience working with the Future Search methodology over the past 13 years, we have observed that it works particularly well for law firms that:

On the other hand, Future Search is not the best method if a firm wants to:

Future Search can produce a very high return on investment for law firms of any size. To determine whether your firm should consider this innovative planning methodology, download Future Search Is It Right For Your Firm 2014.pdf

Norman Clark