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2018 Events to Watch

Joel Backaler, November 29, 2017

$ 1,997.00

A comprehensive overview of DuckerFrontier’s 2018 events to watch. Learn about DuckerFrontier’s view on the top events that need to be part of business risk management given their potential impact and velocity on the global operating environment, should they occur.

Overview, Table of Contents & Sample Pages below


DuckerFrontier’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 67-page PDF report
  • Exclusive email updates covering emerging markets business topics
  • Special discounts on future report purchases

Table of Contents

  • 2018 will be no Safer for Multinationals4
  • Global Events to Watch for 20185
  • Events to Watch Methodology6
  •   Mandates for Growth are Evolving7
  •   Planning Assumptions are Changing Quickly8
  •   Events to Watch Methodology9
  •   Align Global and Regional Scenarios10
  •   Assess Potential Impact on Business11
  •   Retrospective on 2017 Events to Watch12
  • Events to Watch for 201813
  •   2018 Global and Regional Disruptive Events14
  •   Global Events to Watch for 201815
  •   Event #1: China Loses Control16-19
  •   Event #2: Korean Conflict20-23
  •   Event #3: US-China Trade War24-27
  •   Event #4: NAFTA Exit28-31
  •   Event #5: Eurozone Crisis Renewed32-35
  •   Event #6: Brexit Canceled36-39
  •   DuckerFrontier’s Energy Price View for 201840
  •   Oil Prices Could Be Disrupted in 201841
  •   Event #7: Oil Supply Shortage42-44
  •   Event #8: OPEC Deal Dismantled45-47
  •   Event #9: Cyber Warriors Target Business48-51
  • Regional Disruptors for 201852
  •   2018 Global and Regional Disruptive Events53
  •   Latin America Disruptors54
  •   Asia Pacific Disruptors55
  •   Western Europe Disruptors56
  •   Central Europe Disruptors57
  •   CIS Disruptors58
  •   Middle East and North Africa Disruptors59
  •   Sub-Saharan Africa Disruptors60
  • Implications for MNCs: Prepare for Disruptive Events61
  •   The Business Case for Contingency Planning62
  •   Contingency-Planning Methodology63
  •   Contingency-Planning Process64
  •   Scenario-Planning Processes65
  •   Market-Monitoring Processes66
  • About DuckerFrontier67

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