Within this paper predominant methods and tools that are widely used within corporate planning processes today are briefly described. Drawbacks of these techniques are highlighted supplemented by an attempt to explain why they are prevailing anyway. In the following the results of a study is presented. It covered several hundred articles and focused on the question how present is System Dynamics in strategic enterprise planning and related disciplines. Possible reasons for the result that has been detected are followed by recommendations what could be done in order to back the use of System Thinking and System Dynamics in the future.