Foresight: Volume 13 Issue 2


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

Table of contents - Special Issue: YIRCoF '09 Yeditepe International Research Conference on Foresight: Methodological Issues in Foresight

Guest Editors: Senem Gl Beer

Towards a methodological approach: theorising scenario thinking as a social practice

David Sarpong

The aim of this paper is to draw on the social theory of practice to show scenario thinking as an everyday practice and how the practice could be theorised at the meso‐level.


Integrating foresight into government. Is it possible? Is it likely?

Knut Erik Solem

The purpose of this paper is to examine and explain the role of foresight in government, while making an attempt to ascertain why foresight is both necessary and rare. The


Ready for the future? Universities' capabilities to strategically manage their intellectual capital

Susana Elena‐Pérez, Ozcan Saritas, Katja Pook, Campbell Warden

This paper aims to explore the possibilities of combining foresight techniques and intellectual capital management, as two approaches of participatory strategic


Assessment of corporate foresight project results: case of a multinational company in Turkey

M. Atilla Öner, Senem Göl Beşer

The overall aim of the research is to provide an assessment of the level of the reported success of foresight project results of a multinational company in Turkey.

Managers' foresight matters

Martin Amsteus

The purpose of this paper is to assess the relationship between the foresight of managers and firm performance.


Science and technology foresight baker's dozen: a pocket primer of comparative and combined foresight methods

Jack E. Smith, Ozcan Saritas

This paper aims to fill a perceived gap in the tool bag of a foresight practitioner – namely the need for a quickly accessible and concise overview of the main methods

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