Foresight: Volume 20 Issue 3


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Inverted totalitarianism in (post) postnormal accelerated dystopia: the arrival of Brave New World and 1984 in the twenty-first century

Dennis Ray Morgan

This paper aims to depict how the state of inverted totalitarianism is emerging in post-postnormal times and illustrate how it shares many of the same features of the…


Visioning “smart city” across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries

Stuti Saxena, Tariq Ali Said Mansour Al-Tamimi

The study aims to underscore the initiatives taken by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in spearheading their drive towards creating “smart” cities.

A framework for disruptive innovation

Faisal Rasool, Pisut Koomsap, Bilal Afsar, Babrak Ali Panezai

Disruptive innovations have the potential to fundamentally change how businesses operate. This study aims to propose a five-step framework to help firms develop disruptive…


Defining and developing a scale to measure strategic thinking

Sanjay Dhir, Swati Dhir, Payel Samanta

This study aims to derive a sound definition of strategic thinking by horizontal analysis of past research and discussions with professionals.


The role of geographic spillovers in employment policy planning: an empirical investigation for Russian regions

Luigi Aldieri, Maxim Kotsemir, Concetto Paolo Vinci

The purpose of this paper is to look at the factors driving labour creation in Russia, while paying attention to the role of innovation policy. The study considers innovation…

Analyzing Iran’s science and technology foresight programs: recommendations for further practices

Reza Hafezi, Siavosh Malekifar, Amirnaser Akhavan

Studying previous science and technology (S&T) foresight activities reveals information that helps decision makers to redesign policy-making templates aimed at dealing with new…

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