Foresight: Volume 12 Issue 5


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Road‐mapping the societal transformation potential of social media

Toni Ahlqvist, Asta Bäck, Sirkka Heinonen, Minna Halonen

This paper seeks to discuss the outcomes of a road‐mapping research on social media project completed at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Social media refer to a


Innovating for the future? An external assessment of the future‐oriented governance of the Dutch innovation system

Patrick van der Duin, Rob de Graaf

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the future‐orientation of the Dutch innovation system and formulate recommendations to improve it.


Exploring the future through creative competition: the RWS2020‐project

Martijn van der Steen, Mark van Twist, Maarten van der Vlist, Roger Demkes

This paper aims to argue that utilising foresight becomes a more useful tool to organisational management, if the innovative technique of “creative competition” is

Foresight on Taiwan nanotechnology industry in 2020

Hsin‐Ning Su, Pei‐Chun Lee, Benjamin J.C. Yuan

The purpose of this paper is to create a vision and obtain a consensus on Taiwan's nanotechnology industry in three dimensions (the 2007 situation, the R&D maturation

Future strategy for reducing violence against women: the Italian experience

Simone Di Zio

This paper proposes the use of martial arts as a means to combat aggressiveness and, at the same time, to provide a concrete and preventive answer to the problem of

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