Foresight: Volume 12 Issue 6


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Predicting the unpredictable: dealing with risk and uncertainty in broadband roll‐out

Marieke Fijnvandraat, Harry Bouwman

The objective of this paper is to offer a validated framework for the analysis of (future) risks and uncertainties involved in the decision‐making process concerning the upgrade


Analysing the future of railway freight competition: a Delphi study in Finland

Miika Mäkitalo, Olli‐Pekka Hilmola

The entire sector of railway transport is in a state of flux in Europe as deregulation and structural changes are affecting the traditional transport mode. Even though the aim has


Forecasting airplane technologies

Ann‐Marie Lamb, Tugrul U. Daim, Timothy R. Anderson

Airplane technology is undergoing several exciting developments, particularly in avionics, material composites, and design tool capabilities, and, though there are many studies


Rethinking the commercialization of everyday life: a “whole economy” perspective

Colin C. Williams, Sara Nadin

A dominant belief is that the continuing encroachment of the market economy into everyday life is inevitable, unstoppable and irreversible. Over the past decade, however, a small

Civilizational futures within the integral futures framework: the plural quadrants

Dennis R. Morgan

Expanding on the findings of the SOPIFF research project, this paper aims to identify eight futures schools of thought, which are analyzed and critiqued through an integral

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