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Foresight, the art and science of anticipating the future, Denis Loveridge

Since the early 1990s interest in foresight has undergone one of its periodic resurgences and has led to a rapid growth in formal foresight studies backed by governments and transnational institutions, including many from the United Nations. However, texts that counterbalance in depth practical experience with an exposition and integration of the many theoretical strands that underpin the art and theory of foresight are rare.Foresight: The Art and Science of Anticipating the Future provides entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, inventors, scientists, politicians, and m
Table Of Contents
Title; Copyright; Book Cover; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: Systems and foresight; Chapter 1: Foresight and systems thinking: An appreciation; Chapter 2: Foresight and systems - epistemology and theory; Chapter 3: Institutional foresight: Practice and practicalities; Chapter 4: Foresight in industry; Chapter 5: Generalisable outcomes; Part II: Scenar ios and sustainability; Chapter 6: Foresight , scenarios and scenario planning; Chapter 7: Sustainable world; Chapter 8: The world of 2030, 2050 and beyond; Epilogue; Notes
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non fiction
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1 online resource (299 p.)
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