Journal of Futures Studies

Corporate and Managerial Foresight

Crowdsourcing the Future: The Foresight Process at Finpro

September 5th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Case Studies, Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Futures Studies Methodologies, Participatory and Network Foresight | Comments Off on Crowdsourcing the Future: The Foresight Process at Finpro

by Elina Hiltunen Introduction I am interested in the processes of how various companies and organisations develop and execute their foresight work. In my opinion, the process of foresight is at least as important, if not more, than the results foresight generates. In many companies, the mysterious curtain of secrecy can hide the process of how […]

Walking Up to the New Future

November 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Political and Policy Foresight, Special Issues and Symposia | Comments Off on Walking Up to the New Future

by Sohail Inayatullah Introduction In a recent essay, Philip Bobbit caimed that just as the 20th century began with World War I the shooting of Prince Ferdinand in Sarajevo, the 21st century has begun with the cruel events of September 11.While there have many recent challenges to the nation state – the evolution of human rights, […]

Corporation and Global Governance: A Multi-Cultural Future Perspective

August 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Cultural, Trans-Cultural and Civilizational Foresight, Global Foresight | Comments Off on Corporation and Global Governance: A Multi-Cultural Future Perspective

by Anita Kelleher ABSTRACT Destruction of ecosystems, human rights violations, theft of indigenous intellectual property, fraud and deception, and recently, war. Some of the world’s most intractable problems have been attributed to the irresponsible and unethical business practices of a relatively small number of financially and politically powerful corporations. The potential for such practices was foreseen […]

Opening Windows:Open Source Software and the Future of Business

May 9th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Media, Communications and Foresight, Technology Futures | Comments Off on Opening Windows:Open Source Software and the Future of Business

by Aaron C. T. Smith Introduction In a business world increasingly dependent upon integrated technology, rapid innovation and global competition, open–source software is shaping up as one of the most significant drivers of change entering the new millennium. Open-source software is characterised by the public availability of its underpinning source code – the units that software […]

Organizational and Management Dynamics in Foresight

February 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight | Comments Off on Organizational and Management Dynamics in Foresight

by Timothy C. Mack Introduction The general discussion in this essay concerns foresight in organizational settings, including useful tools specifically designed for organizational work. It will include both design of foresight efforts and assessment of the work of others. The discussion is illustrated by a focus on business settings, including tools such as technology assessment. This […]

Cities Create Their Futures

February 9th, 2004  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Ecological and Environmental Foresight, Political and Policy Foresight, Social and Community Development Foresight | Comments Off on Cities Create Their Futures

by Sohail Inayatullah Introduction “Cities to play a major role in global governance, in a reformed United Nations” “Digitalization, aging, globalization, global warming, new viruses, as well as expanded expectations, all point to dramatic changes in the nature of Mayoral Responsibilities” “Nothing will change in my role as Mayor in twenty years – just more of […]

Tomorrow’s Company – Bicycle, Frog, Puddle or River?

February 9th, 2004  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Innovation, Service Design and Enterprise | Comments Off on Tomorrow’s Company – Bicycle, Frog, Puddle or River?

by Elizabeth Hagiefremidis Abstract It is becoming more and more evident that the prevailing business worldview of short-term gain and the machine-like model of ‘command and control’ is no longer viable. It has become unsustainable and ineffective, especially in human and environmental terms. Most of the problems that contribute to this breakdown point to a lack […]

Tomorrow's Company – Bicycle, Frog, Puddle or River?

February 9th, 2004  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Innovation, Service Design and Enterprise | Comments Off on Tomorrow's Company – Bicycle, Frog, Puddle or River?

by Elizabeth Hagiefremidis Abstract It is becoming more and more evident that the prevailing business worldview of short-term gain and the machine-like model of ‘command and control’ is no longer viable. It has become unsustainable and ineffective, especially in human and environmental terms. Most of the problems that contribute to this breakdown point to a lack […]

Futurewatch

May 18th, 2003  |  by  |  published in Book Reviews and Scans, Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Ecological and Environmental Foresight, Global Foresight, Intuitive, Transpersonal and Visionary Foresight, Leadership and Foresight, Planetary Mega-crisis, Transition and Transformation, Political and Policy Foresight, Urban Futures and City Foresight | Comments Off on Futurewatch

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Futurewatch

February 18th, 2003  |  by  |  published in Book Reviews and Scans, Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Ecological and Environmental Foresight, Evolutionary and Complexity Perspectives, Global Foresight, Innovation, Service Design and Enterprise, Intuitive, Transpersonal and Visionary Foresight, Media, Communications and Foresight, Psychology, Consciousness and the Future, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives, Technology Futures, Transhumanism | Comments Off on Futurewatch

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