Foresight: Volume 12 Issue 4


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Scenarios for Sudan in 2012: crash or happy take‐off?

Jaïr van der Lijn

The purpose of this paper is to portray four scenarios for the future of Sudan in the year 2012. On the basis of these scenarios it aims to draw a number of conclusions on

On the use of studies of the future for organizational change in Dutch government ministries

Patrick van der Duin, Jan Dirven, Cornelius Hazeu, Erik van de Linde, Paul Rademaker

An uncertain future means that Dutch government ministries need to think about not only what new policies have to be developed, but also how to organize themselves in the

How to turn crisis into opportunity: perception and reaction to high level of uncertainty in banking industry

Gabriele Carbonara, Rosa Caiazza

The purpose of this paper is to identify banks' strategies in turning uncertainty into opportunities.


The certainty of uncertainty: risk management revisited

Jacques G. Richardson

The objective of this paper is to scan flagrant cases of uncertainty and hesitation in the conception of plans and strategy and to assess new results in risk management.


Evolution of foresight in the global historical context

Marek Jemala

The main purpose of this paper is to dynamically outline the evolution of foresight in different generations of globalization and different countries. The intention is to

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