Foresight: Volume 8 Issue 1


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Will de Gaulle's state planners bite the dust?

Jacques Richardson

To examine the survivability, in France, of what may be one of the world's oldest state planning bodies.


Religious fundamentalism and terrorism: why do they do it and what do they want?

Richard J. Pech, Bret W. Slade

This article aims to develop and explore diagnostic frameworks to enhance one's understanding of the religiously‐inspired terrorist. It seeks to examine the relationship between


Twenty‐first century strategies for sustainability

Hazel Henderson

Technological innovation is needed to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, recycling and redesigning industrial processes. More fundamental strategy levels need


Challenges for corporate foresight: towards strategic prospective through scenario thinking

John S. Ratcliffe

To reflect, first, that the global changes now washing over the people are probably far more profound than is commonly understood, demanding a new mindset on the part of corporate


Value‐creating ecologies: understanding next generation business systems

Greg Hearn, Cassandra Pace

This paper sets out to describe and illustrate an emerging shift in the conceptualisation of value creation in business, namely the emergence of value ecology thinking.


Delphi expert panels in the scenario‐based strategic planning of agriculture

Pasi Rikkonen, Jari Kaivo‐oja, Jyrki Aakkula

This article seeks to present approaches on the utilisation of expert information in strategic planning practices.

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