With this publication, we begin a series of articles on strategic planning and creation of flexible multi-level mechanism for forming goals and goal setting. The authors have many years of scientific and practical experience in this field and focus the attention of specialists and persons, responsible for development of strategic planning documents, on extremely important problems and objective reasons of their origin for practical implementation of the provisions of Federal Law No. 172-FZ of June 28, 2014 “On Strategic Planning in the Russian Federation”.
An electronic image of the underlying asset in the world economy is becoming stronger than real economic assets, thus defining the format for implementation of a new social quasi-reality model. Surrounding us economic reality is acquiring more and more probabilistic nature, passing from realistic-material sphere to virtual content. In these conditions, the main imperative of the new ontological basis of the world economic development is becoming “management of meaning” providing purposeful formation of a system methods for identification and interpretation of what is happening, serving as the source of action of economic agents.