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  1. Original Article

    Exploring the future of innovation diplomacy

    Science diplomacy links the two policy domains of foreign affairs and science policy. Competitive thinking and the ways in which this affects global challenges are now putting the globalisation trends in scien...

    Jos Leijten

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:20

    Published on: 22 December 2017

  2. Original Paper

    Future software organizations – agile goals and roles

    Digital transformation is rapidly causing major, even disruptive changes in many industries. Moreover, global developments like digital platforms (cloud) and IoT create fundamentally new connections at many le...

    Petri Kettunen and Maarit Laanti

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:16

    Published on: 16 December 2017

  3. Original Article

    Ugly as a concept in craft to examine alternative futures

    Futures studies argue that the future cannot be predicted, but rather alternative futures can be explored and preferred futures can be imagined. Furthermore, our images of the futures can be a resource that in...

    Ana Nuutinen, Riikka Räisänen and Päivi Fernström

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:18

    Published on: 16 December 2017

  4. Original Article

    Methods for assessing future scenarios from a sustainability perspective

    Future scenarios are often used to address long-term challenges characterised by uncertainty and complexity, as they can help explore different alternative future pathways. Scenarios can therefore be a useful ...

    Eléonore Fauré, Yevgeniya Arushanyan, Elisabeth Ekener, Sofiia Miliutenko and Göran Finnveden

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:17

    Published on: 16 December 2017

  5. Original Article

    The future of consumer decision making

    Mediatisation of the world and the increasing power of social networks, means that consumers’ choices are more and more based on identity play, gaining social currency and self-branding. Furthermore the choice...

    Hanna Willman-Iivarinen

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:14

    Published on: 15 December 2017

  6. Original Article

    Surprise as the new normal – implications for energy security

    We are living in a world of increasing interconnectedness through digitalisation and globalisation, exacerbating environmental conditions, severe economic challenges, uneven distribution of wealth, and geopoli...

    Sirkka Heinonen, Joni Karjalainen, Juho Ruotsalainen and Karlheinz Steinmüller

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:12

    Published on: 11 December 2017

  7. Original Article

    How young adults imagine their future? The role of temperamental traits

    Relatively few empirical studies have addressed the psychological dimensions involved in the imagination of the future. The present study aimed to verify the hypothetical link between the temperament traits of...

    Amelia Rizzo and Liang Chaoyun

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:9

    Published on: 11 November 2017

  8. Review Article

    Book review: listening to the approaching wave

    In his book, Markku Wilenius, Professor of Future Studies at the University of Turku, in Finland, applies the concept of the mega waves of change (of 40–60 years each), proposed by the Russian economist Nikola...

    Emmanuel G. Koukios

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:8

    Published on: 2 November 2017

  9. Original Article

    Disquieting uncertainty. Three glimpses into the future

    The article sketches three major realms - the realm of world order, the realm of work, and the realm of social policy - that will in all likelihood undergo fundamental change in the years and decades ahead, ra...

    Volker H. Schmidt

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:6

    Published on: 30 September 2017

  10. Original Article

    Neo-pragmatism: an ethical anticipatory system

    In 1906 and 1907 William James delivered a series of lectures in Boston and New York. Those lectures later were distilled into a paper entitled PRAGMATISM A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking. In 1972 Robert ...

    John Vodonick

    European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:5

    Published on: 29 August 2017

  11. Original Paper

    The future of business in Visegrad region

    The paper aims to advance Futures Research by outlining the context and development perspectives of business Foresight in Visegrad region (that is in: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary). Authors app...

    Anna Sacio-Szymańska, Anna Kononiuk, Stefano Tommei, Ondrej Valenta, Éva Hideg, Judit Gáspár, Peter Markovič, Klaudia Gubová and Brigita Boorová

    European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:26

    Published on: 14 December 2016

  12. Original Article

    Trust makes this organisation unique

    Modes of organising have an indirect relationship with the new key technologies as enablers of new forms of organisation. The effect is two-fold: first the emergent technologies bring more efficiency to tradit...

    Sofi Kurki and Markku Wilenius

    European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:23

    Published on: 9 December 2016

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