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2018 Events to Watch

2018 Events to Watch

Overview

FSG’s 2018 events to watch are the downside and upside scenarios that multinational companies should evaluate to ensure that their strategic plans are resilient when the unexpected occurs.

This report is a companion to the base-case scenarios outlined in our Global Outlook for 2018 and our most recent Regional Outlooks. While our base-case scenarios for 2018 indicate a broad-based, if fragile, global economic recovery, downside risks remain prevalent and should continue to add urgency to developing capabilities for contingency planning and market monitoring.

What you will learn

  • What are the top 9 global events executives should prepare for
  • Which events present the most upside and downside for global business
  • How can multinational companies optimize management processes accordingly
What you will receive
  • Immediate access to the 66-page PDF report
  • Exclusive email updates covering emerging markets business topics
  • Special discounts on future report purchases


2018 will be no Safer for Multinationals
Global Events to Watch for 2018
Events to Watch Methodology
Mandates for Growth are Evolving
Planning Assumptions are Changing Quickly
Events to Watch Methodology
Align Global and Regional Scenarios
Assess Potential Impact on Business
Retrospective on 2017 Events to Watch
Events to Watch for 2018
2018 Global and Regional Disruptive Events
Global Events to Watch for 2018
Event #1: China Loses Control
Event #2: Korean Conflict
Event #3: US-China Trade War
Event #4: NAFTA Exit
Event #5: Eurozone Crisis Renewed
Event #6: Brexit Canceled
FSG’s Energy Price View for 2018
Oil Prices Could Be Disrupted in 2018
Event #7: Oil Supply Shortage
Event #8: OPEC Deal Dismantled
Event #9: Cyber Warriors Target Business
Regional Disruptors for 2018
2018 Global and Regional Disruptive Events
Latin America Disruptors
Asia Pacific Disruptors
Western Europe Disruptors
Central Europe Disruptors
CIS Disruptors
Middle East and North Africa Disruptors
Sub-Saharan Africa Disruptors
Implications for MNCs: Prepare for Disruptive Events
The Business Case for Contingency Planning
Contingency-Planning Methodology
Contingency-Planning Process
Scenario-Planning Processes
Market-Monitoring Processes
About Frontier Strategy Group

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