Foresight: Volume 7 Issue 1


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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What makes al‐Qaeda a global learning network?

Matthew Harrison

This paper aims to reconceptualise the literature on learning organisations, fourth blueprint management and entrepreneurialism to develop the idea of a global learning network.


The global economic system: asymmetries and inconsistencies

Michael Sakbani

To provide a systematic analysis of the contrasts, imbalances and suggestions for corrective action in the present globalized economic system and monetary and financial


The need for a universal humanitarian order

Michel Veuthey

Within the context of an international conference dealing with global challenges, the Atlantic Community and the outlook for international order organized by Webster


Imitative terrorism: a diagnostic framework for identifying catalysts and designing interventions

Richard J. Pech, Bret W. Slade

Modern society has found its nemesis in the terrorist, fundamentalist criminals attempting to halt progress and force society back into the Dark Ages. This article aims to


The ageing population and knowledge work: a context for action

Bradley Jorgensen

This paper aims to investigate a workforce policy response to the ageing workforce, emerging social and demographic trends, ongoing and rapid change, the growth in


How will ICTs affect our environment in 2020?

Carlos Rodríguez Casal, Christine Van Wunnik, Luis Delgado Sancho, Jean Claude Burgelman, Paul Desruelle

This paper aims to present the results of a research project that the Institute for Prospective Technology Studies commissioned to research the possible effects of

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