Journal of Futures Studies

Ethics, Futures and the Commons

Beyond Strategy Leadership, Futures & Ethics in A Complex World

August 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Leadership and Foresight, Special Issues and Symposia | Comments Off on Beyond Strategy Leadership, Futures & Ethics in A Complex World

by Robert Burke Overview The basic premise of the “Beyond Strategy” approach is that in business we put up fantasy measures that we call business planning, such as budget planning and strategic planning, which Stacey1 claims is a political process, primarily as social defences against anxiety. This distorts what we are actually doing and distracts us […]

Beyond Strategy Leadership, Futures & Ethics in A Complex World

August 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Leadership and Foresight, Special Issues and Symposia | Comments Off on Beyond Strategy Leadership, Futures & Ethics in A Complex World

by Robert Burke Overview The basic premise of the “Beyond Strategy” approach is that in business we put up fantasy measures that we call business planning, such as budget planning and strategic planning, which Stacey1 claims is a political process, primarily as social defences against anxiety. This distorts what we are actually doing and distracts us […]

The Appreciative Perspective of the Future

August 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Futures Studies Methodologies, Futures Studies Theories, Special Issues and Symposia | Comments Off on The Appreciative Perspective of the Future

by Rosa Alegria ABSTRACT The ethics of the positive must be a value that guides futures research for the re-enchantment of society, as we are living in a period of transition without utopia. A growing disenchantment with traditional theories of change, especially those based on human deficit is giving way to more constructive, life-affirming and strengthbased […]

A Personal Philosophy Anticipatory Action-Learning

August 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Action Research and Organizational Learning, Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Futures Studies Theories, Intuitive, Transpersonal and Visionary Foresight, Special Issues and Symposia | Comments Off on A Personal Philosophy Anticipatory Action-Learning

by Anita Kelleher Introduction While thinking about traditional action-learning, I began to wonder what philosophy Reg Revans espoused back in the 40’s in the coal mines of Wales and England. Perhaps “those who do the job are the best people to solve the problems” would have been his catch-cry. Interested in action-learning’s recent progeny, anticipatory action-learning […]

Visions for Global Justice through the Lens of Sarkar's Social Cycle

February 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Futures Studies Methodologies, Futures Studies Theories, Global Foresight | Comments Off on Visions for Global Justice through the Lens of Sarkar's Social Cycle

by Josh Floyd ABSTRACT While a large body of work catalogues the problems of economic globalisation, proposals for addressing global economic, environmental and social injustice are notoriously limited. Two visions for the future of globalisation that have emerged are George Monbiot’s proposal for implementation of global democracy detailed in The Age of Consent and John Bunzl’s […]

Visions for Global Justice through the Lens of Sarkar’s Social Cycle

February 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Futures Studies Methodologies, Futures Studies Theories, Global Foresight | Comments Off on Visions for Global Justice through the Lens of Sarkar’s Social Cycle

by Josh Floyd ABSTRACT While a large body of work catalogues the problems of economic globalisation, proposals for addressing global economic, environmental and social injustice are notoriously limited. Two visions for the future of globalisation that have emerged are George Monbiot’s proposal for implementation of global democracy detailed in The Age of Consent and John Bunzl’s […]

Japan at the Crossroads

May 19th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Global Foresight | Comments Off on Japan at the Crossroads

by Hazel Anderson Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF

Tragedy: What Futurists Can Do

February 19th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Psychology, Consciousness and the Future | Comments Off on Tragedy: What Futurists Can Do

by Charles Johnston Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF

Playing Catch-up: Gene Technology and Ethics

February 19th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Special Issues and Symposia, Technology Futures | Comments Off on Playing Catch-up: Gene Technology and Ethics

by Astrid H. Gesche Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF

Molitor's Techno-discourse: Rhetoric Unconvincing

February 19th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Ethics, Futures and the Commons, Special Issues and Symposia, Technology Futures | Comments Off on Molitor's Techno-discourse: Rhetoric Unconvincing

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