Foresight: Volume 18 Issue 1


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

Table of contents - International Foresight Academy (IFA) Conference Special Issue

Guest Editors: Effie Amanatidou

Prospective games for defence strategic decisions in Brazil

C. R. Correa, C. H. Cagnin

– This paper aims to propose a model, based on strategic simulation and scenario planning, to improve the decision-making process in the Brazilian defence area.

Foresight and the third mission of universities: the case for innovation system foresight

Kalle Artturi Piirainen, Allan Dahl Andersen, Per Dannemand Andersen

This paper aims to argue that innovation system foresight (ISF) can significantly contribute to the third mission of universities by creating an active dialogue between…


Assessing the desirability and feasibility of scenarios on eco-efficient transport: a heuristic for efficient stakeholder involvement during foresight processes

Jens Schippl

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate and discuss how stakeholder assessment of scenarios can be used to trigger a structured and, therefore, more efficient debate…

Systematic exploration of scenario spaces

Henrik Carlsen, E. Anders Eriksson, Karl Henrik Dreborg, Bengt Johansson, Örjan Bodin

Scenarios have become a vital methodological approach in business as well as in public policy. When scenarios are used to guide analysis and decision-making, the aim is…

Assessing the functions and dimensions of visualizations in foresight

Adrian W. Müller, Jan Oliver Shwarz

– The purpose of this paper is to address a central question in foresight exercises: how to communicate derived results?

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