Foresight: Volume 6 Issue 2


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Living in an uncertain world

Ian Pearson

Discusses some of the changes that are affecting us today and in the future, and some of the ways in which people try to cope with them, hopefully putting us in a better…


Futures thinking to achieve sustainable development at local level in Ireland

Ruth Kelly, Lorcan Sirr, John Ratcliffe

We are living in times of unprecedented global change and upheaval and over the next ten to 20 years governments, organisations and individuals will face increasing…


Individual and organisational learning: a model for reform for public organisations

Bradley Jorgensen

Discusses how public sector organisations should respond to emerging social and demographic trends, the changing nature of work set against the context of globalisation…


Enterprise skills and enterprise learning

Anne Ward

In an era marked by profound technological change young people must prepare for a future in which rapid innovation is accompanied by the passing of traditional social…


American diplomacy revisited: is “military tourism” essential?

Jacques Richardson

The US foreign service was a civilian process until the end of the Second World War. Since then, the armed forces have encroached on the State Department's diplomatic…

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