Journal of Futures Studies

Corporate and Managerial Foresight

Identifying and Prioritizing Policy Tools to Support New Technology-Based Firms’ Cooperation with Public Industries in Iran, a Futures Studies Approach

October 31st, 2017  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Political and Policy Foresight | Comments Off on Identifying and Prioritizing Policy Tools to Support New Technology-Based Firms’ Cooperation with Public Industries in Iran, a Futures Studies Approach

Abstract This paper tries to investigate the policy tools supporting New Technology-Based Firms (NTBFs). Given this aim, after reviewing background research regarding policy tools in Iran and other countries, the policy tools applied in other countries are compared with those applied in Iran and the gap between probable and preferred future situations was investigated in […]

Using Scenario-based Business Modelling to Explore the 5G Telecommunication Market 

October 31st, 2017  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Scenario Work and Alternative Futures, Technology Futures | Comments Off on Using Scenario-based Business Modelling to Explore the 5G Telecommunication Market 

Abstract Innovative technologies often alter established value chains and make traditional strategic planning methods inadequate. In this paper, we present the use of scenario-based business modelling to explore the market for the fifth generation mobile communication networks (5G). We discuss four scenarios that have been developed in a collaborative effort among different actors in the […]

Anybody out there? The Future of Tax

January 17th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Political and Policy Foresight | Comments Off on Anybody out there? The Future of Tax

Abstract Most tax revenue and tax policy research papers discuss historical developments and the current challenges of raising tax revenue. This paper takes a long term view and addresses the possible futures of tax revenue using the Three Horizons model. With the help of this model, it outlines possible futures for raising tax revenue in an environment of […]

Using CLA to Deconstruct Current Scholarly Views on Corporate Accountability to Community

November 28th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Social and Community Development Foresight | Comments Off on Using CLA to Deconstruct Current Scholarly Views on Corporate Accountability to Community

Abstract  Using causal layered analysis (CLA), a critical futures methodology, this paper maps and analyses a number of competing discourses relating to accountability to community within the scholarly literature. The focus is on the multiple perspectives expressed by scholars as viewed through the lens of corporate-community accountability. The aims are to challenge current dominant views, […]

The Effects of Scenario Planning on Participant Decision-Making Style: A Quasi-Experimental Study of Four Companies

June 27th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Foresight Field Building | Comments Off on The Effects of Scenario Planning on Participant Decision-Making Style: A Quasi-Experimental Study of Four Companies

Abstract This research examines changes in participant decision-making styles as a result of participation in scenario planning. Results indicate that participants tend to shift toward more intuitive-based decision-making styles after participating in scenario planning. These findings support and add further evidence to previous investigations into decision-making style and scenario planning. To explore this relationship, we […]

The Effects of Scenario Planning on Antecedents to Participant Engagement at Work

June 30th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Action Research and Organizational Learning, Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Futures Studies Theories, Scenario Work and Alternative Futures | Comments Off on The Effects of Scenario Planning on Antecedents to Participant Engagement at Work

by Helen Allison Hawkins& Thomas J. Chermack ABSTRACT This study sought to understand the effects of scenario planning on antecedents to participant employee engagement at work. The study used the Gallup Q12 as the measure of antecedents to engagement and was a quasi-experimental pretest / posttest with treatment and control group design. A comparison of the […]

The Great Rebirth: The Future of Capitalism, Economy, and Exchange

March 24th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Research in Progress | Comments Off on The Great Rebirth: The Future of Capitalism, Economy, and Exchange

by Christopher Manfredi Introduction The world is still reeling from the shock of almost complete global financial collapse in 2008. Through the worried looks and furrowed brows, sprinklings of new forms of capitalism have emerged from this great financial collapse t h a t has signaled not capitalisms end but its rebirth.This rebirth flourishes in different […]

A Systematic Approach in Strategic Foresight

December 24th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Book Reviews and Scans, Corporate and Managerial Foresight | Comments Off on A Systematic Approach in Strategic Foresight

by Alireza Hejazi Book Review Strategic Foresight for Corporate and Regional Development by Michel Godet and Philippe Durance. 201 pages. DUNOD – UNESCO – 2011. Downloadable at: http://en.laprospective.fr/download-translations/5-file.html Michel Godet, the co-author of the book who is an economist and professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, wants to communicate this core message with […]

A Valid Matter for Managerial Foresight

December 24th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Case Studies, Corporate and Managerial Foresight | Comments Off on A Valid Matter for Managerial Foresight

by Martin Amsteus ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to qualitatively assess the validity of the managerial foresight concept. Social, environmental and technological aspects of past developments of a company, as well as self reported managerial behavior are interpreted and analyzed in terms of foresight and in terms of eight sub-components of the foresight concept. […]

Exploring the Corporate Culture Gap

December 5th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Biography and Autobiography, Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Foresight Field Building, Media, Communications and Foresight | Comments Off on Exploring the Corporate Culture Gap

by Jan Lee Martin Introduction It was with great sadness that we report the passing away of Journal of Futures Studies Consulting Editor, Jan Lee Martin. She died early August from cancer. In late July, knowing that her days were near, she asked that I help set up a foundation of sorts to help support scholars […]


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