Foresight: Volume 13 Issue 1


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Foresight on the future of public research metrology in Europe

Katharine E. Barker, Deborah Cox, Thordis Sveinsdottir

The aim of this paper is to describe and evaluate the use of a five‐step foresight process and the application of scenario methods to grasp the range of future alternatives that

Scenarios and possible futures for hospitality and tourism

Celeste Amorim Varum, Carla Melo, António Alvarenga, Paulo Soeiro de Carvalho

This paper seeks to discuss the process and results of a scenario exercise applied to the Portuguese tourism and hospitality industries with a 2020 horizon.


The wise society: beyond the knowledge economy

Miguel Goede

The purpose of this paper is to explore beyond the knowledge economy and venture into the wise society.


Technology and our epistemic situation: what ought our priorities to be?

Philippe Verdoux

This paper seeks to argue that there are two distinct problems of ignorance: a problem of size and a problem of type. Both are more pressing today than ever before, given the


Managerial foresight: measurement scale and estimation

Martin Amsteus

This paper aims to develop and assess an instrument measuring managerial foresight.

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