Journal of Futures Studies

Applying an Integral Framework to Government Foresight Projects

by Maree Conway

ABSTRACT

Developing a foresight capacity to underpin the development of policy and strategy is not a new activity for numerous organisations and governments, and is not confined to any one or two world regions. Many futures approaches and tools can be used to develop a foresight capacity, but a basic tenet of good futures work requires that decisions about project approach and methods be made on the basis of an understanding of the needs of the client, both overtly in terms of their brief for a foresight project, but also tacitly, in terms of the context of the organisation, its culture and its staff.(continue…)

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Journal of Futures Studies

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ISSN 1027-6084